Book II of the Pagans Trilogy.
This novel of intrigue, violence and betrayal in the land of our Stone Age forefathers is a magnificent successor to the author's The Stone Arrow. Here, spurring the Flint Lord's drive for conquest, is his passion for his beautiful, decadent sister, a drive and a passion which lead inexorably to catastrophic consequences.
Fodich felt his fingers move. He touched the hard spikes of gorse. He closed his hand and made it bleed.
He was alive.
He was cold.
Needles of rain hurt his back where the flesh was open, rain in he wind like the soldier spikes in his palm.
Fodich was hallucinating. They had nearly killed him, tied him to a ladder and rendered him useless, and thrown him away to die. Night had come, yet in his head it was still morning a...