Gladius Oldmont never considered himself an adventurer, but when the evil Mulhurt begins to search for the key of power and threatens to destroy everything Gladius loves, he is thrust into a world of perils. On his journey, with his friend, Elle, he faces threats unimaginable to stop Mulhurt from achieving his goal of complete power.
In a desperate race against time, Gladius attempts to discover the ancient secret before Mulhurt, or will he be too late?
"I introduced these fantasy adventure books to my Boy Scout troop and in the first week 3 of the boys had read book 1 cover to cover. Within in a month I think nearly the whole troop had read and loved the Gladius adventures. Well done Mr. Paul!!" - Scoutmaster Ted, Troop 19
"I would recommend this book to just about everyone looking for a thrilling action-adventure book." - LitPick.com book review
"If you are having a difficult time getting your middle school son or grandson to read a book, introduce him to Gladius! I think he'll love it." - Barnes and Noble review
"To me, fiction is always a bridge to a new adventure." - Anonymous writer