By somtow sucharitkul, S. P. Somtow
On this exchange Earth, Rome ideas all...including the hot global, recognized in different dimensions as the United States yet right here as Terra Novo.
General Titus Papinianus is governor of that untamed land, and Aquila, leader of the savage Lacoti kingdom, is a Roman senator. yet reputable titles apart, their accountability is to Caesar. So while Caesar sends them on a quest for the fabled land of China, considered someplace in Terra Novo, off they cross.
They are rarely ready for bloodthirsty Aztecs, flying machines, time-traveling extraterrestrial beings, or Bigfoot—and Aquila's problem-solving concepts are unconventional to claim the least!
Before they are aware of it, their adventures lead them into the fingers of the Time legal, who's bent on changing all of the a number of universes to fit his personal evil whims. in some way they must cease him...before their global is destroyed!
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When the dinner broke up, he followed her there. " Apparently she had settled on this gambit permanently. "Hello, Greta. " In the vestibule they were out of the line of sight from the picnic grounds. The floor was reassuringly solid. Greta took the nape of Buddy's neck firmly in her two cold hands and pulled his lips to hers. Their teeth gnashed together, and their tongues renewed an old acquaintance. When he began to pull her closer, she drew back, laughing softly. Having gained what she wanted, she could afford to tease.
Orville had to pull him away. In that moment of stuporous incapacity, Orville thought he saw in Anderson the seed of what Neil had become. Orville entered the commonroom first. Since the walls were buttressed with great drifts of snow, none of them was yet aware of the blaze outside. They were, as they had been all evening, leaden with unhappiness. Several had already gotten into bed. "Everybody--start getting your clothes on," Orville commanded in a voice as calm as authoritative. "Leave this room as quickly as possible by the kitchen door and run into the woods.
Despite himself, he felt a twinge of gratitude for the arm that bore him up. In the darkness, he couldn't see that Orville was smiling. Their path wound on down through the root, passing two more intersections such as the one above. Both times Buddy turned left, so that their descent described, approximately, a spiral. The hollow of the root gave no sign of diminishing; if anything it had been growing larger for the last few yards. There was no danger of becoming lost, for the shattering of the root's lacy interior blazed an unmistakable trail through the labyrinth.
Aquila in the New World (Aquiliad, No. 1) by somtow sucharitkul, S. P. Somtow