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Russia, 1915: Sixteen year Georgy Jachmenev steps in front of an assassin's bullet intended for a senior member of the Russian Imperial Family and is proclaimed a hero. Rewarded with the position of bodyguard to Alexei Romanov, the son of Tsar Nicholas II, the course of his life is changed for ever. Privy to the secrets of Nicholas and Alexandra, Georgy is both a witness and participant in a drama that will echo down the century.