Hannibal: The Patrol: (Short Story)
Publisher: Random House UK
Date: February 2014
Duration: 1 hours 29 minutes
The thrilling prequel to Ben Kane's Hannibal: Fields of Blood. An exclusive straight to digital short story.WINTER 218 BCIn Cisalpine Gaul, a Carthaginian patrol is moving stealthily through thick woodland.It's led by Hanno, one of Hannibal's young officers, and his second-in-command Mutt. Famished and cold, they are making for a town full of the grain that they desperately need.But the local Gauls cannot be trusted; and although defeated, the Romans still have patrols in the area. With peril on every side and a deadly ambush ahead, there is no certainty that either Hanno or Mutt will survive ...