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It’s live!

You can now preorder your own copy of my prequel novella – The Last Gladiator!

Available on Kindle, Nook, and for all other e-readers through Smashwords!

What makes a gladiator? Brawn? Showmanship? Skill? Heart?

For Lucia Rhodanus Fortem, the arena is a ticket to fame, fortune, and belonging. 

But the long familiar arena is changing, and gladiators are, quite literally, a dying breed. Their replacements – Mechagladiators – piloted constructs made of the best Roman technology, stand ready to take their place on the hard packed dirt of the Coliseum.

What humans can stand against the tide of progress? Who dares face down a mechanical beast? How can the power of human connection forge a bond stronger than steel?

The last gladiator in Rome faces the toughest challenge of all in this prequel novella for the Steam Empire Chronicles, Daniel Ottalini’s Roman Alternate History World.

Readers who enjoy

  • Gladiator Combat
  • Class struggle
  • Roman History
  • Alternate History
  • Love in a time of conflict

will thoroughly enjoy this novella!

Readers of the Steam Empire Chronicles will discover connections to old characters, meet new characters, and uncover revelations that may shake the entire Roman Empire to its core.

Not sure where to start? Check here! For only two more weeks, my first novel – Brass Legionnaire – is still free on Smashwords! Download it for free, then place your pre-order for The Last Gladiator!

Reading Order - Steam Empire Chronicles