The Sacred Band of Thebes
“The Sacred Band of Thebes” is the epic tale of Androkles and Kallistos,
best of friends bonded from the moment they could walk. Taken from
their village at the age of seven, Androkles’ mother murdered in
front of him, they have only each other to rely on.
Raised and trained by the Sacred Band, the young men transform into
fierce warriors committed to the Band, but more importantly, brothers
in arms, committed to each other. Between Androklyes powerful will
to conquer all that stands in front of him and Kallistos’ studious
and analytical view of combat, they make
an unconquerable pair.
From the Battle of Tegyra to the Battle of Leuctra - which ended the
Spartan rule, the legend of the Sacred Band magnified, and by
the time they met the Macedonians under the leadership of
King Phillip II and his son Alexander, their legend had
become mythic. Warriors who had never
lost a battle in over 40 years.
The electrifying graphic novel, “The Sacred Band of Thebes”, follows
the adventures of these two great warriors, Androkles and Kallistos,
as they ascend the ranks of the Sacred Band guiding them into
Battle of Chaeroena. The two young leaders absorb the ways
of ancient Greece while comes to grips with their own
desires and needs, holding tightly to a friendship
that could never be broken.
The Sacred Band of Thebes is
due out in the Fall 2021.