Once every 1,000 years, a great adventure comes along. This is the blockbuster historical thriller from bestselling author James Patterson.Freedom - in eleventh-century France, it is a luxury enjoyed by only the King and nobility. For the serf, it is surely worth fighting for. But is it worth dying for? Arriving home disillusioned from the Crusades, Hugh DeLuc discovers his village has been ransacked and his wife abducted.