Emperor (Baxter novel)

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First edition
Author Stephen Baxter
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Series Time's Tapestry
Genre Alternate history, science fiction
Publisher Gollancz
Publication date
July 2006
Media type Print (Hardcover Paperback)
Pages 302
ISBN 0-575-07432-9
Followed by Conqueror

Emperor is a science fiction novel by British writer Stephen Baxter, the first in his alternate history series Time's Tapestry.


A mysterious prophecy from the future shapes the destiny of a family through four centuries of the Roman occupation of Britain. The story begins in 4 BC and incorporates such later events as the building of Hadrian's Wall and an attempted assassination of Constantine I. It ends in AD 418.

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