The third in a trilogy of lavishly illustrated graphic novels set in the "Assassin's Creed "universe. Plunging in his genetic memory, Desmond acquires new skills, Desmond. In the Animus he sees Aquilus seeking revenge for his father's murder. His thirst for revenge will lead him to Rome and the quest for the stolen Ankh. Meanwhile, a horde of Barbarians, led by assassin Accipiter, attacks Lugdunum on there way to Italy.