Petronius Longus, captain of the Aventine watch and Flaco's oldest friend, has finally nailed one of Rome's top criminals. Under Roman law citizens are not imprisoned but allowed 'time to depart' into exile outside the Empire. One dark and gloomy dawn Petro and Falco put the evil Balbinus aboard ship.
But soon after, an outbreak of robbery and murder suggest a new criminal ring has moved into Balbinus' territory. Petro and Falco must descend into the underworld of Vespasian's Rome to investigate...
- Publication Date:
- 07 / 08 / 1998
- 108 x 178mm