When fast friends take different paths, their lives are changed forever.
...Political angst of Roman rule has never been more harrowing than in first-century Judea.
"No man knows what is in his friend's heart." Talmud, Pesachim
One murderous event after another causes Shim'on to join a radical movement. Shim'on craves peace, but can he find peace living in the Zealot caves? Can vengeance satiate his demons?
Meanwhile, his idealistic friend is taken into the underbelly of the Holy City of Jerusalem.
This is the stuff of legends, myths & fables entertaining readers of Ben Hur, The Silver Chalice, Two from Galilee, The Robe, A Man Called Peter, and The Mark of the Lion. A classic survival story. Here is another epic tale of insurrection and free thought paralleling these first-century novels.
Here, we find a new illustrated brightness from the beginnings of the Christian faith.