"Jack shifted both hands to his blade. With an animal roar, he executed a 'Murder Strike', swinging the weapon like a hammer. The crossguard caught the Lancastrian where only mail protected the nape of his neck. There was a loud crack. A shock reverberated up the blade stinging Jack's palms."
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AD1455. The Yorkists are marching on London. What happens next is History … but Jack Rose must still live through it. Jack had planned to live quietly as a country gentleman while wooing the illusive Theodora, a fiery Greek lady of mysterious origin. Unfortunately, the price of keeping his land is following his lord to war.
Now Jack must stop his men from getting themselves killed, survive lethal assassination attempts, win Theodora despite her fear of losing him, and, ultimately, pick up his greatsword and plunge into the first brutal battle of the Wars of the Roses.
In this standalone sequel to "The Sword is Mightier", Jack wades through brawl, skirmish and melee, his fallen foes paving his path from scholar to knight.