Eoan, Son of Athair, Clan Aurith joins a horde of Celtic warriors ravaging the Etruscan countryside. Finding he has no heart for rape and murder, he decides to return home … but it is too late. Roman Legions crush the invaders. Eoan is enslaved and sent to die slowly, digging salt in the mines of Hallein. This is just the start of his journey home through a ruthless world that takes away everything he loves and threatens to steal the last vestiges of his humanity.