"If I had thought there was
the least sin in the plot, I would not have been in it for all the
Robert Catesby is a man in
despair. His father is dead and his wife is burning in the fires of
Hell. A new king presents a new hope but the persecution of Catholics
in England continues unabated and Catesby can tolerate it no longer.
King James bears responsibility but the whole government must be
eradicated if anything is to really change. And Catesby has a plan...
The Powder Treason is a
fast-paced historical thriller. Every character is based on a real
person and almost every scene is derived from eye-witness accounts.
This is the story of the Gunpowder Plot, as told by the people who were