!!> Reading ➳ The Aquiliad ➬ Author S.P. Somtow – 1sm.info

The Aquiliad On This Alternate Earth, Rome Rules All Including The New World, Known In Other Dimensions As America But Here As Terra Novo General Titus Papinianus Is Governor Of That Untamed Land, And Aquila, Chief Of The Savage Lacoti Nation, Is A Roman Senator But Official Titles Aside, Their Duty Is To Caesar So When Caesar Sends Them On A Quest For The Fabled Land Of China, Thought To Be Somewhere In Terra Novo, Off They Go They Are Hardly Prepared For Bloodthirsty Aztecs, Flying Machines, Time Traveling Aliens, Or Bigfoot And Aquila S Problem Solving Strategies Are Unconventional To Say The Least Before They Know It, Their Adventures Lead Them Into The Hands Of The Time Criminal, Who Is Bent On Altering All The Multiple Universes To Suit His Own Evil Whims Somehow They Have To Stop Him Before Their World Is Destroyed


10 thoughts on “The Aquiliad

  1. says:

    A very early novel written before the author started writing mainly horror and used the pseudonym S P Somtow I remember meeting Somtow in the 80s when he told me his agent convinced hin to change the name so his novels would sell in the bible belt He shouldn t


  2. says:

    I stumbled upon this at a used book store and couldn t leave it behind If you can see the details on the cover, there is a fat Roman in full armor eating some sort of sandwich turned out to be a bagel with lox and cream cheese , oblivious to the hungry tyrannosaurus rex


  3. says:

    una piacevole scoperta La storia una delle molteplici varianti del tema ucronia innestata sulla fantascienza classica In soldoni cosa sarebbe avvenuto se un viaggiatore intergalattico burlone avesse edotto i Romani con chicche tecnologiche tali da renderli capaci di costruire mac


  4. says:

    Sadly, this wasboring roman legion silliness than space alien bigfoot t rex silliness DNF but have put the trilogy I found at a second hand shop, out for others to find and possibly enjoy.


  5. says:

    This book was pretty silly, but also pretty enjoyable


  6. says:

    Note Looking at a couple of the other reviews, I gather that I may have missed the point of the book I read this book back in 07 and haven t reread since, so I can t say for sure Anyway, the following is the review I posted to my blog back in 07 I ve been putting off this review until I hadtime But then I rea


  7. says:

    Come possibile che all inizio del IX secolo ab urbe condita insomma, alla fine del primo secolo dopo Cristo un generale romano e suo figlio stiano andando a vedere qualche crocifissione su una biga a vapore Spiegarlo qui rovinerebbe la sorpresa, quindi vi lascio al libro scritto da un ancora pi improbabile autore taila


  8. says:

    Cartea de fata cuprinde o serie de povestiri situate intr o lume alternativa in care Romanii stapanesc macar un sfert de lume Si se urmaresc aventurile unui general roman ce se insoteste cu un sef de trib indian si cutreiera continentele in cautarea gloriei lui Cezar.Eu am avut doar o povestire si nu tot volumul, text in care se


  9. says:

    Vale, old chapMildly funny, very British.Folle storia di un impero romano intorno al 100 d.c in cui sono gia state inventate le macchine a vapore ed i Romani hanno scoperto il continente americano e sottomesso alcune tribu pellerossa Quando poi intervengono i dischi volanti e Bigfoot Per un italiano e un po strano leggere di antichi roman


  10. says:

    As a farce it was pretty good Lampooning the romans as delusional, self righteous war mongers Though, the academics were the portion of the farce I most enjoyed endlessly debating over nonsense and trying desperately to fit what they see into their limited view of the world As a sci fi book I found it severely frustrating It was one deus ex machina


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