The 50s BC.
Epinona grows up in the land of the Eburones. She lives there with her mother and her brother Brent. She is good buddies with Timon, with whom she will later marry. But with an attack by the Atuatuken, a neighboring tribe, she and her mother are taken prisoner and taken to the Rock Castle as slaves. There she meets Boyan. In the meantime, the Roman army, which is rowing and robbing to the north of Gaul, is getting closer and closer. The once proud Rock Castle is also razed to the ground.