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By Alan Smale

Perfect for enthusiasts of Bernard Cornwell, Steve Berry, Naomi Novik, and Harry Turtledove, Alan Smale's gripping trade background sequence imagines a global during which the Roman Empire has survived lengthy adequate to invade North the US in 1218. Now the beautiful tale contains hero Gaius Marcellinus deeper into the tradition of a rare people-whose humanity, bravery, love, and ingenuity perpetually switch his lifestyles and destiny.
 
In A.D. 1218, Praetor Gaius Marcellinus is ordered to overcome North the United States and turning it right into a Roman province. yet outdoors the partitions of the nice urban of Cahokia, his legion is destroyed outright; Marcellinus is the one one spared. within the months and years that persist with, Marcellinus involves see North the United States as his domestic and the Cahokians as his family. He vows to guard those proud humans from any risk, Roman or native.
 
After effectively repelling an invasion by means of the fearsome Iroqua tribes, Marcellinus realizes susceptible and fractured North the USA won't stand an opportunity opposed to the returning Roman military. Worse, rival factions from inside of threaten to rip Cahokia aside simply whilst it has to be such a lot united and powerful. Marcellinus is set to save lots of the civilization that has come to intend extra to him than the empire he as soon as served. yet to outlive the swords of Roma, he first needs to stay away from one other Iroqua assault and convey Cahokia jointly. merely with the hearts and souls of a country at his again can Marcellinus desire to understand triumph.

Advance compliment for Eagle in Exile
 
"[Eagle in Exile] has the speed and scope of a Michener or Uris epic. . . . Smale's motion scenes cut back throughout web page after web page, excessive and bloody. . . . seize your dagger and sword, for the conflict continues."-Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
 
Praise for Alan Smale's Clash of Eagles
 
"Epic, bloody, and highly imaginative."-John Birmingham, writer of the Dave vs. the Monsters series
 
"Epic in its sweep, interesting in its narrative, and eyeball-kick-sharp in its details."-Nancy Kress, Nebula and Hugo award-winning writer of Beggars in Spain
 
"Authoritatively researched and compellingly informed, Clash of Eagles is a latest masterpiece of what-if speculation."-Stephen Baxter, Philip okay. Dick Award–winning writer of The Time Ships
 
"Alan Smale has performed awesome paintings with the world-building in Clash of Eagles. but what follows is greater than a customary clash-of-cultures yarn, for there are different forces in play during this exchange North the USA. Can the decision and ingenuity of 1 guy switch the destiny of a continent? I'm desirous to locate out."-Harry Turtledove, New York Times bestselling writer of How Few Remain
 
"Just while it kind of feels there's not anything new in [alternate] background comes this debut."-Library Journal (starred review)
 
"Intriguingly original."-Kirkus Reviews

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We have seen a representative sample of definitions of risk on page 25, though there are many others. The word risk is said to derive from the early Italian risicare, which means ‘to dare’. To dare implies the freedom to choose, and possibly to fail. Dice is a game of luck, of pure chance, of pure hazard. Whilst lots of things have potential for harm (al zahr), managers can choose to dare, and decide how and when to respond to hazards. This choice influences the likelihood of the harm occurring and the severity of this harm, should it occur.

Some readers will be familiar with terms such as ‘ALARP’ (As Low As Reasonably Practicable) and ‘so far as reasonably practicable’, but these are beyond the scope of this book. Suffice to say that there is an established hierarchy for risk response (treatment), known as ‘ERIC’, as follows: • Eliminate – terminate exposure to the hazard • Reduce – reduce the exposure • Isolate – contain the hazard by physical or other means • Control – other means, including safe systems of work, training and so on.

Its decisions are not binding, but its research is used by G8, IMF and other bodies. The World Bank An agency of United Nations, established in 1945, to provide loans and technical assistance to developing countries. The legal environment Laws impact on many areas of activity conducted by all organizations. The areas that may be affected include, for example, minimum employment conditions (including health and safety), sales contracts for supply of goods and services, taxation, and environmental discharges to air, land and water.

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