From the day it was stolen from me I had dreamed of recapturing Bebbanburg
And so England s greatest warrior, Uhtred of Bebbanburg, at last has the chance to take back the home his traitorous uncle stole from him so many years ago and which his scheming cousin still occupies.But fate is inexorable and the enemies Uhtred has made and the oaths he has sworn combine to distract him from his dream of recapturing Bebbanburg
Britain s precarious peace threatens to turn into a war of annihilation.But Uhtred is determined that nothing, neither...
New enemies enter into the fight for England s kingdoms the redoubtable Constantin of Scotland seizes an opportunity for conquest and leads his armies south
Northumbria s Viking ruler, Sigtryggr, and Mercia s Saxon Queen Aethelflaed have agreed a truce
The great fort was built on a rock that was almost an island, it was massive, it could only be approached on land by a single narrow track and it was mine.Britain is in a state of uneasy peace