Rise of the wolf /Material type: BookSeries: Nielsen, Jennifer A. Mark of the thief: Book Two.Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, 2016.Edition: First edition.Description: 340 pages ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780545562041 (jacketed hardcover); 054556204X (jacketed hardcover).Subject(s): Magic -- Juvenile fiction | Amulets -- Juvenile fiction | Conspiracies -- Juvenile fiction | Dragons -- Juvenile fiction | Chariot racing -- Juvenile fiction | Rome -- Antiquities -- Juvenile fiction | Rome -- History -- Empire, 30 B.C.-476 A.D. -- Juvenile fiction | Magic -- Fiction | Amulets -- Fiction | Conspiracies -- Fiction | Dragons -- Fiction | Chariot racing -- Fiction | Rome -- History -- Empire, 30 B.C.-476 A.D. -- Fiction | Rome (Empire) | 30 B.C. - 476 A.D | Fantasy fiction | Historical fiction | Fiction | History | Juvenile worksSummary: Now a driver in the chariot races, Nic is still a target of the Praetors because of the magical amulet he found, and they will do anything to get their hands on it--and meanwhile Atroxia is beginning to wake up.
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Nic may have escaped enslavement in the mines outside Rome, but his troubles are far from over. The Praetor Warthe battle to destroy Rome from withinis in full force, and Nic is caught in the crossfire. The secretive Praetors are determined to unlock a powerful amuletone sure to bring the empire to its knees. Worse, the Praetors believe Nic holds the key to finding this amulet, and they will stop at nothing to steal it, even if that means harming the people Nic holds most dear. When the Praetors capture Nic's mother, he knows he must do anything to save her. He challenges the Praetors to a chariot race. If he wins, they will release his mother. But if he loses, he must hand over a magic that will certainly bring about the end of Rome as well as his own life. Can Nic once again harness his magic and gather the strength to defeat his enemies? Or will he lose his mother and bear witness to Rome's destruction?
Now a driver in the chariot races, Nic is still a target of the Praetors because of the magical amulet he found, and they will do anything to get their hands on it--and meanwhile Atroxia is beginning to wake up.