‘They aren’t prisoners of war,’ said Big Dog. ‘Too well fed,’ said Piye. ‘Not auctorati,’ Dapyx put in. ‘Look like slaves.’ Those who volunteered to … [Read more...] about Sands Of The Arena, Day 3
Sands of the Arena
A free tale of Roman Gladiators by master of historical fiction, Ben Kane.
There was a thump as Dapyx hopped down onto the floor and came to see. He grunted something foul-sounding at me in his own tongue. Wondering if, … [Read more...] about Sands Of The Arena, Day 2
The ludus at Capua, summer AD 39 It was hot, cursedly hot. Even the flies were dozing. The air was fetid with the smell of oiled leather, unwashed … [Read more...] about Sands Of The Arena, Day 1