Charon in the arena

One of the main characters in the gladiatorial games was Charon. It was his task to shepherd the dead over the Styx. In Iron, coming in the summer, Charon carries a sickle so he can help those who are not quite dead to reach the river.

Cliodhna in the Suburra — Ancient Rome

Cliodhna witnesses Charon killing the wounded in the arena and it sickens her. It does more than just sicken her when she is in the dungeons of the Castra Praetoria waiting to go into the arena.

The Iron Between, Book Two: Iron.

Coming in the summer of 2023.

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