Against history’s greatest conqueror, one man will stand alone …
When Alexander of Macedon crossed the Hellespont in the spring of 334 BC, he came ravenous for Glory, desperate for the immortality that was his birthright. At the Granicus River, he smashed an army devised by the formidable satraps of Asia Minor. Even so, Alexander’s road to conquest was not clear.
Hasdrabal Barca is a killer.
As captain of Pharaoh's border guard, the fearsome Medjay, he stands between the rich heartland of the Nile and the countless foes who would see the proud and ancient land of Egypt brought to its knees.
Hasdrabal Barca is a murderer.
Haunted by a crime of passion, its memory has eaten away all but the last slender thread of his humanity.