The Lantern Bearers Characters

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Aquila

Aquila is the protagonist of “The Lantern Bearers.” He is a Roman soldier who is assigned to a garrison in the British Isles. He has adopted Britain as his home and spends a lot of time with his father, Flavian, and sister, Flavia, on the family farmstead on the British coast. Aquila is a valorous soldier and commands a Roman cavalry unit. Life is perfect until things begin to change. After this change, Aquila begins an odyssey to find his place and purpose in life.

Aquila is jarred by the news that the Roman army is pulling out of the British Isles. They are being called back to Rome to protect that city which is in peril with the threat of an invasion being launched at any time. In the end, Aquila cannot leave his family and cannot leave Britain. He realizes that he belongs to Britain. Totally...

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