They were born in the middle of a battle, into a world at war. And from their first moments of life, twins Satyrus and Melitta fought for survival. Their father, a Greek mercenary, was cut down not long after they had taken their first breaths; their Scythian mother was cruelly murdered when they were still children.
But Satyrus and Melitta are children no more. They have learned how to fight, how to love, how to plot and how to kill. Now it is time to leave their adopted home, the city of Alexandria, and the protection Alexander the Great's former general, Ptolemy - and seek revenge.