The Eagles’ Brood
continues the saga of the Colony known as Camulod, and the tale of the
descendants of those brave Romans who forged a new way of life for the
Celt and Roman peoples when the Roman legions departed Britain.
Most know the new leader of the
Colony as Merlyn; all call him Commander. Cauis Merlyn Britannicus is
responsible for their safety, and all look to him for guidance,
leadership, justice, and salvation. It is a harsh life but a good
community, and Merlyn is dedicated to spreading the influence of Roman
culture beyond the Colony’s borders.
Uther Pendragon, the man who will
father the legendary Arthur, is the cousin Merlyn has known and loved
since they were birthed, four hours apart on the same day, the year the
legions left Britain. He is the tireless warrior—the red dragon to
Merlyn’s great silver bear—and between the two of them, the Colony knows
As different as they can be, they
are inseparable: two faces of the same coin. In a world torn apart by
warfare and upheaval, each is the other’s certainty and guarantee of the
survival of the Colony . . . until a vicious crime, one that strikes at
the roots of Merlyn’s life, drives a wedge between them. A wedge that
threatens the fate of a nation . . . .