At the cape of Apostolos Andreas on the eastern end of the panhandle peninsula of Karpasia in Cyprus, there's an area with mostly juniper trees that's called Trachia. Legend has it, that it was named after Trachilos that ruled the peninsula, most probably sometime before Christ. Still to this day the ruins of the city of Ourania are scattered around the area known today as Panayia Afentrika on the north coast ten kilometres west of the cape. Trachilos is the Prince of the Karpathus Kingdom son of Philon & Phaedra, at the age of four he showed great signs of bravery killing a snake with his bare hands, proving his strength & destiny to become King. Scheming Umeria the high priestess of the temple in Ourania, claims that her son Jason is the offspring of King Philon and she hatches a plan to convince Nestor the Raider to kill King Philon and Trachilos and install her son king. The plot thickens when Arete a high priestesses is asked to seduce Trachilos before his customary initiation which would have brought the King to his knees. Arete instead falls in love with Trachilos. She is caught listening to Umeria & Nestor the Raider's conversation, bound & gagged can she escape in time to warn her love who is waiting for her at Red Rock & save the kingdom.
  • ISBN13: 9781452065021
  • Publisher: Authorhouse
  • Pubilcation Year: 2010
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 00216
Publication DateSeptember 2, 2010
Primary CategoryFiction/Action & Adventure

Trachilos: The Boy Who Would Be King

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