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Sacrifice [Kindle Edition]

Sarah A. Hoyt
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

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Book Description

A short story by Award Winning Author Sarah A. Hoyt

When he was very young Hannibal Barca promised the goddess that he'd always be an enemy of Rome. In return, the goddess promised him that his name would be immortal. Beware bargains with the gods....

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Product Details

  • File Size: 247 KB
  • Print Length: 21 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Goldport Press (October 27, 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B009Y92GW8
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,581,456 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great Story April 1, 2014
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Excellent short story that packs a punch. Makes you wonder how close parts are to the real story of Hannibal. I will be looking into more of her stories
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4.0 out of 5 stars I'll be reading more Hoyt. December 10, 2012
By Armedes
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Excellent insight into the history of Hannibal, how he may have seen his diety and how he may have perceived his life at the end. Great, deep story with a fair amount of metaphor.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Interesting twist on history December 3, 2012
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I found this story to be a delightful and fascinating twist on the fate of Hannibal, as he tried to conquer Rome. I continue to ponder the story to this day!
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4.0 out of 5 stars Fascinating and provocative December 3, 2012
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I enjoyed reading this short story. It is well written and provocative. I had never considered the Punic wars from this point of view. My primary criticism is that I found the role Hoyt creates for prophecy somewhat unbelievable and ultimately unconvincing. Nevertheless, I did enjoy the glimpses of Carthaginian culture she gives the reader and I cringed at the ending. Well done.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Short, but good read December 3, 2012
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Very engaging story with a twist. Particularly good if you like history. Ms. Hoyt can certainly pull a reader into the world she creates.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Nice, neat tale with a twist December 3, 2012
By JohnL
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Like it very much. It's a Carthaginian-Roman story with a twist ending out of Herodotus. I'll be looking for more out of Ms. Hoyt.
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