After throwing her husband off the throne, and having his successor jailed, and eventually murdered, Catherine will stop at nothing to keep her position. Even her own son is a threat to her. She refuses to marry the man who helped her, for fear he will share the crown. She is charmed by a new man at court, Grigory Potemkin.
Did You Know?
In real life, Paul was 8 years old when Catherine came to the throne, and way-too young to be a party to Mirovich's machinations. See more