Suppose Roma Nova, the last remnant of the old Roman Empire, had struggled through to now – a tough little country with tough, resourceful people?
– Apulius, a young tribune sent to a backwater in 370 AD for having the wrong religion, encounters the fiery Julia.
– What does his lonely descendant, Silvia, labouring in the 1980s to rebuild her country, make of the Italian architect supervising the reconstruction?
– Can imperial councillor Galla stop the Norman invasion of England in 1066?
– And will Allegra, her 21st century Praetorian descendant fighting her emotions, find her way to her own happy ending?
Plus four further stories of the people of Roma Nova
Readers of INCEPTIO, PERFIDITAS, SUCCESSIO, AURELIA, INSURRECTIO, RETALIO and CARINA will be familiar with many of the characters in these short stories. But if you are new to Roma Nova, enjoy these eight ‘behind the scenes’ short stories and perhaps feel curious about exploring the longer novels…