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Gladiator Boy: Into the Arena

David Grimstone
Authors:
David Grimstone

Captured and sold into slavery, Decimus Rex is trained to fight as a gladiator in the infamous Arena. Our young hero must take on the might of Rome in order to survive. A Hero's QuestWhen Decimus Rex arrives at Arena Primus, he must endure trials involving burning hot coals, hammers, spikes and combat. The journey to manhood has begun...Escape From EvilIn the dreaded Arena of Doom, Decimus faces a race over burning hot coals and violent hand-to-hand combat with a fellow slave. Surely life can't get any more difficult than this?Stowaway SlavesDecimus Rex has escaped Arena Primus in the company of a fellow slave, Olu Umbika. Together, the pair have managed to do what no one else has ever done - flee the clutches of Slavious Doom. As expected, the overlord is furious and demands their immediate capture.

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Gladiator Boy: Rescue and Rebellion

David Grimstone
Authors:
David Grimstone

Captured and sold into slavery, Decimus Rex is trained to fight as a gladiator in the infamous Arena. Our young hero must take on the might of Rome in order to survive.The Rebels' AssaultDecimus Rex has escaped Arena Primus in the company of a fellow slave, Olu Umbika. Together, they manage to board a slave ship and sail away from the trials and Slavious Doom. But can they rescue four friends they left behind?Rescue MissionDecimus Rex is once more back in the clutches of the evil Slavious Doom. Tasked with entering the catacombs beneath the arena to bring back the fabled Blade of Fire, Decimus immediately demands the release of all his friends in return for agreeing to take on the mission. Doom, however, has other plans ...The Blade of FireDecimus Rex is fighting his way through the perilous maze beneath the arena to locate the blade of fire, a legendary sword that Doom is intent upon possessing. But before he can retrieve the sword, Decimus must first rescue his friends. Will he save them, or is his time about to run out?

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Gladiator Boy: Dead or Alive

David Grimstone
Authors:
David Grimstone

Five old friends, one dangerous new enemy ... and a voice from beyond the grave! Decimus Rex may have escaped slavery, but he cannot escape his destiny! Vs The Living DeadDecimus Rex reunites with his five friends to follow a message sent to them all from Teo - a friend they know to be dead. It begs them to risk dangers and rescue him. Is it really from Teo, or is the evil Slavious Doom behind it? The only way to find out is to work out what it means ...Vs The Raging TorrentDecimus Rex and his four friends sail to China on the trail of the Golden Warrior and in search of Teo, but they are captured by the King of Yelang and imprisoned in his Water Maze. Will they ever escape?Vs The Three NinjasThe five friends now have a new enemy - three ninjas, the most deadly warriors in Japan. But Decimus Rex and his friends won't give in that easily.

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Fight for Survival

David Grimstone
Authors:
David Grimstone

Five old friends, one dangerous new enemy ... and a voice from beyond the grave! Decimus Rex may have escaped slavery, but he cannot escape his destiny! Vs The Insane FuryDecimus Rex has been badly wounded. Gladius goes in search of help, but in the meantime Decimus disappears. The friends must return to the Winter Palace and try to rescue Decimus. But there is more than one surprise in store ...Vs The White SnakeCaptured once again by the evil Slavious Doom, the slaves are bound for Pin Yon Rock. There, Decimus is ordered to capture the White Snake in return for his friends' lives. Once again they are all embroiled in a battle of life and death ...Vs The Golem ArmyDecimus Rex and Ruma are surrounded by statues on Pin Yon Rock and are horrified when they come to life. Will they be cut down by this new enemy, or will they persuade them to fight together and take a final stand against the evil Slavious Doom?

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The Rebels' Assault

David Grimstone
Authors:
David Grimstone

Decimus Rex has escaped Arena Primus in the company of a fellow slave, Olu Umbika. Together, they manage to board a slave ship and sail away from the trials and Slavious Doom. But now their four friends are being used as bait to get them to return. Can Decimus and Olu get to the Suvius Tower in time to rescue them from Slavious Doom's devoted servant's evil plans?

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Quest's End

David Grimstone
Authors:
David Grimstone

Five old friends return home expecting peace, only to face their worst nightmare yet. Will Decimus Rex ever defeat the evil Slavious Doom?Vs The Screaming VoidOver two hundred children have vanished. There are rumours that the cruel Mirror Master and his black-hearted sidekick, Captain Lich, have something to do with it ... But where are the children being taken and why? It seems Decimus and his friends have a new battle on their hands ...Vs The Clone WarriorsDecimus and his friends must overcome the demons lurking within the Screaming Void. But even if they defeat these fearful monsters, can they survive a battle against the undefeated Clone Warriors?Vs The Ultimate EvilAn old enemy has returned and will stop at nothing in his quest for power. But when he kidnaps Decimus' parents and captures his friends, Decimus is forced to go and face his only undefeated enemy yet.

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Gladiator Boy: The Blade of Fire

David Grimstone
Authors:
David Grimstone

Decimus Rex is fighting his way through the perilous maze beneath the arena to locate the blade of fire, a legendary sword that Doom is intent upon possessing. But before he can retrieve the sword, Decimus must first rescue his friends. Will he manage it, or is his time about to run out?

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