Rejected by Vorenus and Eirene and racked by guilt for the killing of Eirene's fiancé out of a jealous rage, Pullo has sunk to working as an assassin for the gangster Erastes. When Pullo gets arrested for killing one of Caesar's popular opponents, he condemns himself by refusing to name who hired him, despite Octavian's attempts to defend him. Meanwhile, Vorenus finds his new official duties as magistrate tedious, especially when he gets caught between Caesar and the demands made by veterans' spokesman Mascias. Niobe revels in the prestige of Vorenus's office until Caesar invites the Voreni to a symposium at Atia's house. Despite Servilia's surreptitious propaganda depicting Brutus as a tyrant-killer, and the urgings of Cassius and his own doubts, Brutus resists turning against Caesar. Antony makes his move to win back Atia. On the point of death in a gladiator arena, Pullo finds a new reason to live that yet again puts Vorenus in a tight spot. Also, Caesar makes a move that compels ... Written by
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Pullo's angry defense of the 13th Legion was typical of soldiers of the time. The rivalry between the various military units was fierce, and was encouraged by their respective commanders because it made their men fight even harder. See more
Though the series is known for its historical accuracy, trough it several weapons are shown out of time, such as Roman shields from later periods, daggers from much previous times, Roman swords with modern fittings, and even at some point a Chinese sword from the 19th century. See more
Marcus Junius Brutus
Had you told me you were to march on Rome, and asked me for my allegiance, I would have given it. I would have judged you insane, but I would have given you my allegiance because I look on you as my father. But you did not ask me for my allegiance. You demanded it at sword point. *I* betrayed nothing.
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