In Troy in 1180 B.C., Acheron, storyteller in the palace of Paris and Helen, is so well-known as a liar that when a wooden horse left by the enemy Greek army rouses his suspicion and he learns truth about the deadly threat it holds, no one will believe him. Includes facts about Troy and its destruction.
Hear about the internet spy who hacked into military secrets - and ended up dead; the ruthless emperor who spied on his own army; and the double agent who was awarded medals for bravery - by the country he had betrayed. Discover amazing facts about equipment, codes and disguises and enter the intriguing world of real-life spies.
Furious that her twin brother, Cypselis, promised her as a slave should he lose a footrace, Ellie must find a way for tortoise-slow Cypselis to beat his classmate to the finish line at their school in ancient Greece. Includes facts about the Olympic Games.