Interloper's Folly by Steven Carr
Approx. 8,620 words.
Published on September 29, 2012.
As the Roman legions begin their withdrawal from Britannia, one of the few remaining front line Limitanei garrisons at Gariannonum awaits evacuation while holding off a ferocious Saxon attack. Will a Roman fleet arrive in time to save their brothers’ lives, or are they fated to die in a backwater province so far from home – mere footnotes of a doomed empires that has entered its twilight years?