The Flying Legion (Canus Books by Jade)
Author George Allan England
Categories War, Science Fiction
Word count 109,221
Excerpt l, that idea!\" the Master exclaimed.
Then he fell silent again. He pressed his
questions no further, concerning the great
Central Desert of the land. To have done so,
he knew, would have been entirely futile.
Beyond a certain point, which he could gauge
accurately, neither gold nor fire would drive Rrisa.
The Arab would at any hour of night or day have
laid down his life for the Master; but though it
should mean death he would not break the rites of
his faith, nor touch the cursed flesh of a pig,
nor drink the forbidden drop of wine, nor yet
betray the secret of his land.