By M.E. Mayer
DEATH IN BYZANTIUM: on the middle of what's left of the Roman Empire, lies a urban simmering with intrigue & treachery. Amid this maelstrom stands John, a slave who has risen to turn into the appropriate hand of Justinian, the best of Byzantium's emperors. With violence and homicide usual, it truly is John's abilities as an investigator that the Emperor prizes the main.
In this sequence prequel, John the Eunuch takes his first risky steps alongside the trail that might lead him to carry workplace as Lord Chamberlain.
In the unnaturally chilly iciness of 525, town is convulsed via doubt and riots, Emperor Justin is death and the streets are terrorized alternately via a bunch of thugs and forces below the town Prefect. whilst a filthy rich philanthropist is murdered, rumours abound that the inheritor to the throne, Justinian, is attempting to sway the succession. In an try and transparent his identify, Justinian engages an nameless slave known as John to enquire what many think will be a part of a succession conspiracy.
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