“The Midnight Falcon”, by David Gemmell, page 137.
The first sentence that contains this shocking news is “Sole owner of a rundown circus with a mountain of debts and only two assets, the little slave Norwin and the aging gladiator Rage”.
50 pages later, you’ll be pleased to known that Norwin is still alive. I will post further developments as I get to them.
I always knew that sooner or later I would come across my name as a character in a fantasy or sci-fi book, it was just a matter of time.