Benno Schlicker is a teacher of History and English, currently working at Concordia College in Adelaide, South Australia. He studied at Adelaide University, achieving an Honours Degree in History. His thesis on the Calvinist Iconoclasm in the Dutch Revolt resides in the Barr Smith Library. He currently lives in Adelaide.
Amidst the turmoil of chaos and revolution, a young Napoleon Bonaparte leaves the safety of his Corsican homeland to be thrust into the corruption of the French aristocracy as he pursues a career in the artillery.