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A soldier of the Empire reflects on a battle - and his life in the legions Read More
Starbridge shares his experiences and thoughts of his first day in the ancient city of Rome. Read More
Long ago, in an ancient land, a treaty had been made to keep peace. It was faithfully honored over the centuries. But now it has been broken. Blood has been spilled. In three days’ time, the Blood Moon will rise bringing with it a curse. Only selfless love can save… Read More
In the age of Commodus, his partner, and mentor, must fight with a friend, and discover his destiny. Here, Narcissius must discover his path in life, battle against himself, and sacrifice much inorder to achieve his ultimate goal. He will kill the emperor. Read More
Prince Thane is the last surviving royalty of the Trinovantes Tribe in Roman Britannia, having surrendered to the Romans to save his two young daughters, whose identities he sacrifices his freedom to protect. He is condemned by Nero himself to become a gladiator, to fight until he dies in the… Read More
The Boudicca revolt has been squelched, the tribes of the Iceni and the Trinovantes have been exterminated by the Roman Governor of Britannia, Suetonius. Marius and Delia are now King and Queen of a broken Celtic tribe, and Marius has to use all his skill and cunning to help his… Read More

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Marius has been stationed on the island of 60AD Britannia for sixteen years, since his demotion from the famous Praetorian Guard after his suspected involvement in the assassination of Caligula. When Delia enters his life, she challenges everything he believes, effortlessly strips away years of Roman conditioning, and angers him… Read More
Thousands of years ago, Byzantium was destroyed by an unknown power. Melina was creating a spell at a similar time, and because of the context of the time it happened, she blames herself for it. But not entirely. She sets out across Europe, looking for answers. Why did it happen?… Read More
The Pope escapes to the United States, as the Islamic State takes Rome. A secret is going to be revealed to the Pope about the leader of the Islamic State. Read More

Tags: rome, grand, pope, rapids

A short play in three acts, about a highly fictionalized last night and day of Gaius Julius Caesar and his encounter with the goddess of liberty(Eleutheria) and the god of death(Thanatos). Read More
This is my first book of some sort. It's a fictional story with the setting of the Roman Empire Read More
Roman sentries await the return of the vanguard. Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 14, 2017

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Recent research on Roman coins has shown that Hannibal's defeat resulted in a huge boost to the Roman economy and marked its transition from regional power to Empire. This reminded me of a poem I wrote during my Latin studies when I first came to Nelson in 1982. Called 'What… Read More
A creative writing assignment I was given when I studied in Rome; to find a piece of artwork & create a story about it. I decided to become the fountain, bring it to life, & share it's struggles. Read More
Decimus and Atticus were part a Roman century tasked with rescuing the prince of Rome. The century ventured into unknown lands, deep into a densely fogged forest where they knew nothing about the environment or what enemies lingered in darkness waiting for them. All everyone knew, even their commander, was… Read More
Dark Resurrection the first of a series of historical novels about the vampire Jesus Christ and his bloodthirsty consort Mary Magdalene. Having been unjustly crucified at Golgotha, to his surprise Jesus finds he has risen from the grave as a member of the undead. A just man during his life,… Read More
Ancient Greece is invaded by Rome, Rome being an allegory for the building of anything throughout human society by the way of violence. Greece in the story representing all people on Earth living in peace. A mother of Greece gives her thoughts as she becomes a refugee. Read More

Tags: rome, devourer

Caius had always dreamed of becoming a gladiator, but when he got the chance he found that it was not all he thought it would be. Fans of professional wrestling will get a definite something from this piece. Read More

Tags: rome, gladiator

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A political and spiritual poetic tussle over current events. More a work in rhyme than solving any problems. Read More
This is a work in Progress.... wanted to see what people thought, see if its readable.... Read More

Poem / Romance

February 05, 2016

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