The Fire of Ares: Spartan Series, Book 1

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Lysander, a young Helot slave, knows little about the mysterious pendant he wears round his neck--the Fire of Ares. When after a chance meeting, he learns that he is of noble heritage, the pendant takes on new meaning as the link to his father's life and death. Suddenly Lysander is thrust into the life of a Spartan warrior and must struggle to prove himself worthy. But when the pendant is stolen, he must fight to retrieve it, and fulfill its powerful destiny before it is too late.

This action packed tale of honor, glory and epic battles in Ancient Greece will appeal to even the most reluctant readers, and Lysander's rise from slave to Spartan warrior will leave them thirsting for more.

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display_description When slaves rebel in ancient Sparta, twelve-year-old Lysander, guarded by an heirloom amulet, the Fire of Ares, is caught between the Spartan ruling class, with whom he has been training as a warrior since his noble heritage was revealed, and those among whom he was recently laboring as a slave.
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subject_facet Amulets -- Juvenile fiction, Greece -- History -- Spartan and Theban Supremacies, 404-362 B.C. -- Juvenile fiction, Lysander, -- d. 395 B.C. -- Juvenile fiction, Slavery -- Juvenile fiction, Social classes -- Juvenile fiction, Sparta (Extinct city) -- Juvenile fiction
title_display The Fire of Ares
title_full The Fire of Ares / Michael Ford, The Fire of Ares Spartan Series, Book 1
title_short The Fire of Ares
title_sub Spartan Series, Book 1
topic_facet Amulets, History, Lysander, Slavery, Social classes, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature