would be A.D. 600 in our history, the Roman Empire still stands,
supported by the twin pillars of the Legions and Thaumaturges of
Rome. Now the Emperor of the West, the Augustus Galen Atreus, will
come to the aid of the Emperor of the East, the Augustus
Heraclius, to lift the siege of Constantinople and carry a great
war to the very doorstep of the Shahanshah of Persia. It is a war
that will be fought with armies both conventional and magical,
with bright swords and the darkest necromantic sorceries...
this richly detailed canvas of alternate history and military
strategy, novelist Thomas Harlan sets the fantastically intricate
and moving stories of four people."
of Ararat has also been published in French (in two parts, as
"L'Ombre d'Ararat" and "Les
Clefs du Pouvoir" by Fleuve Noir).
sales have also been made in Germany (to Heyne Verlag), Poland (Proszynski),
the Czech Republic (Classic) and Bulgaria (Arhont). No publication
dates are known at this time for these editions.
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