TUMULTUOUS NATION NEAR CIVIL WAR.
MOST UNLIKELY BUT PASSIONATE
a third-rate backwater after centuries of decline
A rockier start to a relationship
is hard to imagine.
Forced to watch the hanging of
her husband, Agiatis
is certain her own death is near
because of her involvement
in her husband's failed reforms.
Instead, King Leonidas II
of Sparta commands her to marry
Cleomenes. Who could have guessed
that she would mold him into
the greatest reformer in Sparta's
long history, as well as
mightiest warrior? But surrounded by enemies and a rising
superpower, will that be enough?
POIGNANT STORY OF PASSION AND HONOR
THE TIME OF CLEOMENES III