They didn’t deserve their fate, and the gods knew it…
When he faced his death, I was left with nothing but piercing heartache. I prayed to the gods for his survival, but grains of dirt sifting through my fingers was the only answer I got. Everything changed from that day forward, and my life would only be turned upside down even more.
Her fingers sunk into the earth, and I felt them on me. I had become one with the earth, dead to the world, snatched away from Alana. I was no longer Achilles, the great warrior who was in love with a slave. I was just a mere man willing to search the ends of the earth until we were reunited.