By Harry Turtledove
As they confronted each other in a duel of survival, the Roman tribune Marcus Scaurus held the spell-scribed sword of a Druid priest, and the Celtic chieftain Viridovix held the same sword, bespelled by means of a rival Druid sorcerer. in the intervening time they touched, the 2 stumbled on themselves below a wierd evening sky the place no stars have been standard and the place Gaul and Rome have been unknown. They have been in an outpost of the embattled Empire of Videssos--in a global the place magic and darkish sorcery might try their ability and braveness as no Roman legion had ever been verified prior to.
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