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Alexander ran across the plain back to Methiodos.“I can’t tell whether he’s there or not. I can’t turn the bodies over to check.”Methiodos flicked his eyes at Alexander and then back to the body he was trying to drag to the litter. He lookedMoreAlexander ran across the plain back to Methiodos.“I can’t tell whether he’s there or not. I can’t turn the bodies over to check.”Methiodos flicked his eyes at Alexander and then back to the body he was trying to drag to the litter. He looked exhausted and filthy, streaks of sweat through the dust and dirt. His eyes were bloodshot and great dark circles had formed under them which Alexander hadn’t noticed before. He stood and straightened his back, clearing a knot in his spine with his fist, his expression a mixture of pleasure and pain in the relief of standing up straight. He took a flask from his belt and had a drink the passed the flask to Alexander.“That’s unfortunate.”Book description for the Hoplite novel:In 440BC, all the young Alexander wants to be is an Olympian. But while trying to follow his hoplite father, Alexander becomes trapped aboard a troop ship. His life spins out of control when making port, the seemingly benign state of Samos overthrows the mighty Athenian army and tragedy strikes. He soon realises that the foes in his own camp are more dangerous than the Samian rebels. When one of his only friends and allies on the island goes missing, Alexander has to further endanger his own life to try and find him but by doing so he puts his friends life, and his mother back in Athens, in danger.Note: This novella is Part 3 of Hoplite. The other three parts will be released over the course of the year.Book description for Part 3.Alexander commences training with the other hoplites in their stacked on Samos, but someone doesnt want him there. Alexander has been bullied his whole life, because of his Thracian looks - red hair and pale skin - and this is nothing new to him. He soon finds out that being bulled by school boys and being targeted by trained soldiers is an entirely new level of danger.