Mesmer series - book two "When war has left scars too deep to heal, can love still blossom upon it's ruins?" When Cornelis meets Phyllis and Marcus, he sees a young Wicca in the grasp of a Roman Optio, and he'll stop at nothing to set her free. Even if said Optio threatens to make him feel things he swore never to feel again. A story set in 3 A.D. Roman Gaul. Sequel to "Phyllis".