Set during the period of Late Antiquity during the 6th century A.D., a young man searches for meaning in a world torn between the prevailing Greco-Roman cultural and religious traditions, and the emerging Germanic and Christian traditions that later formed the foundations of the culture of Europe.
Aquila attended one of the most famous opera festivals in the world at the Olavinlinna castle in Savonlinna, Finland. It was built in 1475 to protect Finland (then part of Sweden) from Novgorod (later Russia). Continue reading “Visiting a Middle Age Castle”
Silvanus is a young lad intent on becoming a man. When his God Aquila smiles on him, Silvanus finds a cave of precious gems. His dreams of buying a boat and fleeing his island home are that much closer! Instead, a series of events lead Silvanus to the bizarre old hermit, Cerbonius. His uncanny wisdom causes Silvanus to question everything he knows about the world, and he discovers his ambitions are far too small.
Plunge into an unfamiliar era of fearful stone gods served by lewd priestesses, an era of piracy, treachery and love, of wars and rumours of wars, and of the constant struggle to survive.