Macky finds that being Antonius's slave isn't terribly burdensome. All he has to do is serve the occasional meal and keep an eye on Antonius's young daughter and son - Sophia and Felix - a task made easy because both kids enjoy Macky's stories, particularly, on one stormy night, the tale of Jesus calming the storm. To Macky, Antonius is a secretive, enigmatic figure, who keeps very odd hours. Curious, Macky soon finds out why: at night, Antonius dons a mask and goes out and rescues Friends of Jesus who are in jeopardy. Macky is shocked at first, but soon decides that he'd like to help Antonius. Antonius, of course, is surprised that Macky has learned his secret, but he's adamant in his refusal to let Macky help him. Trying to soften Antonius's attitude, Macky reminds him of the trust between David and Jonathan, and how Jonathan even went against his own father to save David's life. But Antonius remains unconvinced - until he walks into a trap set by Brutacus - and only Macky can save ...
Did You Know?
The title is based upon a quote from William Shakespeare
's play "Julius Caesar" (Act III, Scene II): "Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears; I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him". See more