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An epic tale of a man who was kidnapped as a boy and trained to become an elite fighter for the Ottoman Empire: a Janissary. Because of tumultuous events in his life he finds himself switching sides and once again embraces his Christian name and heritage to become a citizen of the Republic of Venice. He becomes quite wealthy and after rescuing his true love, marries her and starts a family. His newfound prominence demands risk it all for the fate of the Republic. The novel climaxes at the Battle of Lepanto, the greatest sea battle the world had ever seen.