M Clement Hall


Since the time Martin was in the Holy Land during the Third Crusade, he has trained to be a surgeon, and finds employment on the tournament circuit. He becomes caught up in the preparations for the Fourth Crusade, visits Venice, travels to Byzantium, falls in love with bronze statues of four chariot horse, and is present when that Greek Christian city is destroyed by the Latin Christians. He is later taken captive by Barbarians, and is required in a Black Felt Tent to write a complete account of his experiences.