The darling of the Roman Empire is in for the fight of her life in this lush sequel to the acclaimed historical fantasy The Valiant . <br> <br> Be brave, gladiatrix... And be wary. Once you win Caesar's love, you'll earn his enemies' hate. <br> <br> Fallon was warned.<br> <br> Now she is about to pay the price for winning the love of the Roman people as Caesar's victorious gladiatrix.<br> <br> In this highly anticipated sequel to THE VALIANT, Fallon and her warrior sisters find themselves thrust into a vicious conflict with a rival gladiator academy, one that will threaten not only Fallon's heart - and her love for Roman soldier Cai - but the very heart of the ancient Roman Empire.<br> <br> When dark treachery and vicious power struggles threaten her hard-won freedom, the only thing that might help the girl known as Victrix save herself and her sisters is a tribe of long-forgotten mythic Amazon warriors.<br> <br> The only trouble is, they might just kill her themselves first.