A fearsome new enemy invades the ancient lands of Iberia. An unblooded warrior sees his clan vanquished. A mother must kill to save her son.
With the death cries of his fellow villagers still ringing in his ears, Dubgetious is thrown into the world of foreign mercenaries fighting for Carthage.
Lyda, an accomplished warrior, vows to find her son and free him. With her small band of veteran Bastetani fighters, she infiltrates the ranks of Hamilcar’s army.
Dubgetious forges an unlikely friendship while Lyda’s plan leads to blood and chaos.
When an opportunity to defeat and kill Hamilcar arises, both Dubgetious and Lyda must choose between honour and kin.