“Did the Roman Empire fall because of the selfishness and cruelty of a male European elite who lost the support of the masses?”
His eagle’s stare swept over the downturned eyes before him. No one ventured an answer.
“If the glass towers of capitalism are the modern equivalent of temples and victory arches, is history doomed to repeat itself?”
The door to the auditorium opened and a female figure stood in a shaft of light. “Professor White? I’m Lydia Hardy, your new Head of Department. Meet me in my office after this class for a long overdue staff and syllabus review.”
A drabble is a very short story, of up to 100 words.
Tim is a blogger and author based near Windsor in the UK.
His latest book is Guardians at the Wall, published in June 2021. This follows the completion of five-book series, A Light in the Dark Ages, with Arthur Rex Brittonum in 2020. This is preceded by Arthur Dux Bellorum (2019); Uther's Destiny (2018); Ambrosius: Last of the Romans (2017) and Abandoned (second edition 2018).
Other titles include: Devil Gate Dawn, published in 2016, a tense post-Brexit political/crime thriller; Postcards from London (short stories)and Thames Valley Tales (short stories); The Adventures of Charly Holmes; Charly & The Superheroes and Charly in Space (children's book series).
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