Publisher's summary Edit
Marcus Americanius Scriptor’s memoirs of the war between every parallel universe where Rome never fell and every parallel universe where Hitler won the Second World War have long been regarded as the definitive account of that turbulent time.
Scriptor’s life story, from his early life among the housesteads of an obscure province to his role in the ultimate confrontation with Nazism, was intimately connected with the major political and social developments of his time. His highly personal record of events was praised even in his own lifetime for its honesty and intimacy, as well as for capturing the scale of a war that consumed thousands of worlds.
This exciting new translation of a classic work of military history is accessible to new readers and existing students of the War alike.
- Despite the ambiguous tone of the scene in question, this story is one of the very few times an Enemy is witnessed by a main character and described for the reader.
- The War in Heaven
- The Enemy
- The Great Houses
- House Mirraflex
- Time Rings
- Parallel Universes
- Nazi Germany
- The Roman Empire
- Marcus kills an enemy agent (or possibly even an Enemy; it's left ambiguous) by stabbing it. It's not prepared for such a simple and primitive attack.
- Marcus ends up on "Earth Prime", the Earth of the Faction Paradox universe. He gets help from a mysterious traveler who may be the Evil Renegade of Great House lore.