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Ps ahead 10 years The family has settled on an island state only to find its fortunes fading largely due to struggling crops from their farms They are greatly in debt and Le valeureux guerrier everything falls apart when Decimus comes calling after his money Since none is forthcoming Desimus decides to take it in the form of the family itself Titus is killed Note that I feel may be of interestI don t know if these books connect with the Eagles of the Empire series but it is veryasy to mix this book up with The Gladiator by the same author which is the book I thought I was reading Macro and Cato do not appear in this bookHowever I did Snowflakes on the Sea enjoy this book and I m very tempted to read in this series Boooooooring Simon Scarrowxpands his literary Roman Wrathful Chaos: Five Books of Satanic Philosophy empire into the realm of children s books with the first in a new series Fight for Freedom Scarrow is most well known for his action adventure Eagle series which focuses on a pair of Roman Legionaries fighting the good fight for the Emperor during thearly years of the first century With Fight for Freedom he steps back a century back in time centering around the years following the Spartacus rebellion A young boy s father is killed and he and his mother wind up at a slave auction setting up a this nice adventurous tale After being captured and sold as a slave during a bungled attempt to stow away on a ship the hero Marcus listens to his introduction at his new residence a gladiator training school south of Rome This is your new home This is the only home you have from now on Where you came from is no than a memory and it will go aser with you if you try to forget your past lives That is all dead to you now All that remains is to learn how to fight and surviveThe plot is cliched and most conclusions are obvious Scarrow does a nice job however of mbuing the story with a strong sense of historical place as well as dealing with the issues of slavery and how a strong sense of historical place as well as dealing with the issues of slavery and how it impacted ancient daily life Overall the book is a solid three BUTit scored very highly with my 12 year old son who loved the action the melodramatic cartoonish violence and the relatively realistically portrayed ancient roman themes of honor citizenship and gladiatorialwarrior glory He can t wait for book of honor citizenship and gladiatorialwarrior glory He can t wait for book which move it s focus to Rome itself The story is violent by the nature of its to Rome itself The story is violent by the nature of its but it s not over the top and shouldn t shock a modern TV hardened boy of 11 years and older This comes nowhere near the depth of Sutcliffe s Eagle of the Ninth to whom Scarrow dedicated this novel but it s a good hearted children s tale and a fun read Surprisingly good I ve always been intrigued by gladiators and the story of Spartacus so when I saw this YA series I thought I d give it a read just out of curiosity Wow Am I happy I didThe story surrounds Marcus a ten year old Roman who lives with his mother and father. Sä Tietämättään hän kuitenkin kantaa hengenvaarallista salaisuutta Jos roomalaiset saavat sen selville pakotietä i oleSimon Scarrow on kerännyt maailmalla suurta suosiota historiallisille faktoille uskollisilla romaaneillaan Scarrow kiinnostui historiasta koulussa; rakkaus antiikin maailmaan sai alkunsa latinan ja historian tunneill. ,

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This book had verything but something new The same old story Someone makes the MC s life a living hell bonus points if this someone kills the MC s family as well MC swears revenge against the aforementioned someone Then throw in a lot of complications bullies starvation poverty life and death situations In short all tragedies imaginable And BAM There s the ultimate plot twist Sadly not Humanism: The Greek Ideal and its Survival even the plot twist here surprised me All I had as a reaction was Okay Whatever Like I give a damnThe author s unrealistic portrayal of Marcus the MC did not help one bit He was barelyleven Then why the heck was he talking like a guy in his late teensAaaaannnnndddd this book Love 2.0 (A Cates Brothers Book, ended on a cliffhanger But I couldn t care less 35 starsBig warning about spoilers Don t look at the titles of the rest of the series before you finish this book or you ll be able to guess the big reveal at thend very The Fix easily It is predictable anyway but stillThis is the kind of book that would have been much believable if Marcus the main character had been two years older His age works at first because he still has a lot of childhood innocence and believes that people will believe him if he tells the truth and that people will fight for what is right However as soon as loses that he starts behaving in a much mature way a way that is a bit too mature for a boy who just turnedlevenEven though most of the plot was predictable and unsurprising this book is written in a way that kept me reading until I reached the last page and left me wanting to read the rest of the series This book was a great history story It was a great funhistorical and njoyable read This book takes place in Rome 61BC agoPlot When 10 year old Marcus Cornelius Primus the main character his father dies Him and his Mom get sold to sla 1I decided to read Fight for Freedom by Simon Scarrow because I njoy learning about ancient Greece and so since Rome is Right next to Greece I decided to read this book i also had a read since Rome is Right next to Greece I decided to read this book i also had a read the blurb and saw that his father was murdered as a centurion which high rank in the Roman Military so i wanted to find out 2One of the Characters I found interesting in Fight for Freedom was Marcus Cornelius Primus because at the start his father was confronted be a tax collector s thug and so marcus decided to train his the start his father was confronted be a tax collector s thug and so marcus decided collector s thug and so marcus decided train his his best and only friend into a guard dog a fierce and killer dog i found that interesting because i don t think i would do something like that but his dog was still killed along with his father 3My favorite uote from the book was said by Brixus a lieutenant of the Famous Spartacus who said to Marcus you carry the mark of the rebellion you carry the mark of Spartacus i fond this interesting because he said in a slave house and nearly yelled it Saying this would have gotten him and Marcus killed if Someone had heard them4Some. Gladiaattori – Taistelu vapaudesta on Simon Scarrowin uuden nuorille suunnatun historiallisen seikkailusarjan avausteos Kirjan tapahtumat sijoittuvat Rooman valtakuntaan vuonna 61 nnen ajanlaskumme alkua Kirja nousi heti ilmestymisviikollaan Britannian bestseller listalleNuoren Marcus Cornelius Primuksen lämä muuttuu ankaran kurinalais. Thing I thought deeply about in the book was that marcus when they were being transported to the slave market he would keep telling people he was a citizen of Rome which kept getting him Beaten until they threatened to hurt his mother Marcus Cornelius Primus is the son of a Roman Centurian With the first ten years of his life spent on his family s farm in Greece Marcus life is suddenly turned upside down when his father is killed and he and his mother are taken as slaves Marcus is then sold to a Gladiator trainer where he learns to fight whilst ALL THE TIME CONTEMPLATING HIS ESCAPE AND HOW HE the time contemplating his scape and how he find and free his mother He sets his sights on somehow making it to Rome to find General Pompeius who s Life His Father Once Saved In The his father once saved in the he will help that is until Marcus finds out that his PAST IS NOT WHAT HE ALWAYS THOUGHT IT TO is not what he always thought it to is a fast paced xciting adventure story that I imagine is primarily aimed at ten to fourteen year old boys but at the same time is a great read for all Scarrow s writing superbly describes the scenes and the period in which the book is set and you really get a sense of what it was like to be a slave in the Roman ra It is clearly well researched The fight scenes don t hold back on their realism but are still appropriate for the target age of the bookI liked that Marcus acted his age He would sometimes not make the best decisions acting in tune to his feelings than what might be best long term He also had that determination and optimism that only a ten year old can have He doesn t really consider that Rome is a heck of a long way or the dangers that might stand in his way He s courageous yet vulnerable and in general a well balanced well written characterThere were some aspects of the plot that were a little predictable but again it is a children syoung teen book so that s usually the case when reading as an adult Still while it might have been obvious what the outcome was going to be how the story got there wasn t always as predictable And in any case these lements were things that you wanted to happen so it was all goodI ll definitely be looking out for the second book in this series and will likely also check out some of the authors other books For a long time I have been interested in historical fiction and ancient Rome has a special place in my heart when it comes to interests This is the first volume of a new series about Marcus Cornelius Primus As the book opens Marcus father Titus Cornelius Pollenius is on the battlefield fighting in the conclusion to the Spartarcus wars The rebelling slaves have all but lost Just at the conclusion of the battle Titus saves the leading General Pompeius from an attack by one of the slaves and is rewarded with a selection of the recently captured slaves Titus chooses Marcus mother LiviaAfter this opening the novel jum. Eksi hänen aloittaessaan huipputaistelijaksi tähtäävän koulutuksen gladiaattorikoulussa Marcus The Casa Mono Cookbook ei voi unohtaa menneisyyttään hänen isänsä on murhattu ja äitinsä siepattu ja myyty orjaksi Marcus janoaa kostoa ja on päättänyttsiä käsiinsä isänsä ntisen komentajan Pompeius Suuren pyytääkseen apua ja pelastaakseen äitin.

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