The Death of Attila Author:Cecelia Holland "The Huns and the Germans stood apart, living under the iron-clad fist of the feared monarch, the legendary Attila the Hun. But between the two tribes there was one link, a friendship between two men as different from one another as their heritages. — Dietric was the son of a German chief, a boy still untouched by the horrors of war. To him the b... more »rutish Huns, the savage invaders from the East, were no better than animals.
But to Tacs, a self-assured pagan Hun warrior, all men but Attila and his armies were only fit for slavery.
In a confrontation where hatred would only destroy them both, the two were forced to reach over the barriers to risk curiosity, affection - and, finally, trust.
But then the precarious peace between the tribes dissolved, and the world as they knew it fell apart - all with the Death of Attila."« less