The Sacred Band Of Stepsons Is A Fictional Ancient Cavalry Unit Created By Janet Morris And Based On The Historical Sacred Band Of Thebes, An Elite Strike Force Of Paired Lovers And Friends That Flourished During The Fourth Century BCE In Ancient Greece, Where Sexuality Was A Behavior, Not An Identity The Sacred Band Of Stepsons Series Of Fantasy Novels And Stories Take Place In A Myth Like Milieu That Mixes Historical Places Such As Nisibis, Mygdonia And Chaeronea Warriors Such As Theagenes Commander Of The Theban Sacred Band At Chaeronea Gods Such As Enlil, Maat And Harmonia Philosophers Such As Heraclitus And Thales Cavalry Tactics And Customs Such As Homosexuality In The Militaries Of Ancient Greece With Those That Exist Only In Fantasy The Exploits Of The Stepsons Are Chronicled In Eleven Short Stories And Eight Novels As Of 2010 In A Fantasy Context, This Series Explores The Difficulties Facing War Fighters In Personal Relationships And The Enduring Questions Surrounding The Military S Historical Mixing Of Homosexuals And Heterosexuals In Combat.
Janet Ellen Morris born May 25, 1946 is a United States author She began writing in 1976 and has since publishedthan 20 novels, many co authored with David Drake or her husband Chris Morris She has contributed short fiction to the shared universe fantasy series Thieves World, and edited the Bangsian fantasy series Heroes in Hell Most of her work has been in the fantasy and science fiction genres, although she has also written several works of non fiction.Morris was elected to the New York Academy of Sciences in 1980.In 1995, Morris and her husband and frequent co writer Christopher Morris founded M2 Tech Since that time, their writing output has decreased in proportion to the success of the company, which works with U.S federal and military agencies on non lethal weapon systems and software.
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- City At The Edge Of Time
- Janet E. Morris
- 25 April 2017 Janet E. Morris