Who came to the shop and saw Leah in The Bronze Bow?

A Roman soldier stopped outside the shop and spoke to Leah in The Bronze Bow. Leah's brother, Daniel, becomes incredibly angry once he hears about it and threatens to kill the man if Leah speaks with him again.

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A Roman soldier has been paying regular visits to Simon's shop and striking up conversations with Leah in Daniel's absence. When Daniel finds out about this, he goes ballistic. As a confirmed zealot, he hates the Romans with a passion and is totally committed to driving them out of Israel....

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A Roman soldier has been paying regular visits to Simon's shop and striking up conversations with Leah in Daniel's absence. When Daniel finds out about this, he goes ballistic. As a confirmed zealot, he hates the Romans with a passion and is totally committed to driving them out of Israel. The last thing he wants is for one of them to start visiting the shop and talking to his sister. For him, this is a profound source of shame.

When he finds out about the solider, Daniel angrily confronts Leah. She tells him that the Roman never actually set foot inside the house, but simply talked to her while he sat on his horse outside the garden wall, but Daniel's still pretty angry about the whole situation, not least because Leah describes the Roman soldier as her friend. The very idea that any Jew could've befriended a Roman, especially his own sister, is simply too much for Daniel to bear.

He makes Leah promise that she will never speak to the Roman soldier again; otherwise, he'll kill him. The look of anger on Daniel's face is enough to convince Leah that he means business and so she promises to do what her brother demands of her.

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