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The plot to poison Atia unravels and has severe consequences for Servilia. Pullo discovers that Vorenus' children yet live and rushes to the front lines to tell Vorenus the news. Servilia's spy Duro has been taken into service at Atia's villa by Castor, Atia's lead male house slave, in exchange for sexual favors.
The lugubrious tone of the second and final season that begins on Sunday night may mark the mood at HBO more than that of the ancient Forum. Network fortunes rise and fall too. HBO may once again become the most daring and innovative premium cable network, but for the moment it is most distinguished for serving as the extreme makeover version of PBS.
H BO and the BBC planned no fewer than five seasons of Rome, which set out to chronicle the fall of the republic and the birth of the empire. But, thanks to its sumptuous scope, decadent expanse and crippling cost, they were forced to abandon the swords-and-sandals epic after two seasons, despite its many awards and handsome ratings. Borrowing from bloodthirsty, passionate tales written by history's greatest winners, Rome was never short of source material.
The subject who is truly loyal to the Chief Magistrate will neither advise nor submit to arbitrary measures. Ah, Mark Antony, where have you gone? Shakespeare's muscular creation, the murdered tyrant's friend who whips the mob into a frenzy by showing them "sweet Caesar's wounds," is no more.
He is portrayed as a shrewd, if somewhat cold, young man, with an understanding of the world, people, philosophy, and politics that go well beyond his years. Despite this he is very power hungry, unaccomplished and uses the accomplishments of his male relatives in order to further his political career. The basis for this character is Gaius Octavianbefore he was proclaimed Augustusthe first Roman Emperor.
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