By John Stack
Masters of the ocean booklet III
The robust 3rd novel within the sequence is filled with dramatic battles by way of land and sea, led by way of super characters on either sides
The younger Greek captain Atticus is now a commander of the becoming Roman military. They are blockading a port close to Tunis while the Roman legions endure poor defeat through the the positive Carthaginian military, spearheaded by means of elephant fees. whilst he and his ships break out including the most physique of the Roman fleet, they're first outmaneuvered by way of the Carthaginians, then are stuck and nearly thoroughly annihilated by way of a negative typhoon.
Atticus and his staff are one of the handful of survivors, and being the messenger of this information to the Senta in Rome brings Atticus into political problems virtually as stormy because the sea. He starts off to suppose not just Greek will not be authorised through the Romans, but in addition that the habit of many, either politicians and infantrymen, is such that he's uncertain that he desires to be a Roman.
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