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There’s not too much I can add to my review of this, the second novel in the trilogy, without repeating what I said in my review of the first book. Gemmell’s writing quality is consistent throughout the series, and, like the first, this novel is packed with just as much adventure, tension, authentic detail and earthy characterisations. I liked the fact that Gemmell shifts gears here to three new lead characters – Kalliades, Banokles and Piria, who are barely more than mentioned in the first novel, and whose fates tie in with those of the previous book’s main characters. I mistakenly read this second instalment in the series first, and I don’t know if that had something to do with it, but I liked these leads even better than those in Lord of the Silver Bow. Argurios was fictional, but Andromache and Aeneas are well-known, if secondary, characters from the myth, and though Gemmell changes them around enough that you feel uncertain about their fate, with three fictional characters taking centre stage it really built up the anticipation for me, and the sense that literally anything could happen to these three characters that I had come to care about and I had no idea what lay in store for them. Just like the first book, I found this one to be a compelling page-turner, and the alterations to the legend that Gemmell makes in fact more historically accurate and a fresh new angle on the tale. 8 out of 10.