Four hundred years after the founding of the Republic, Rome is the wealthiest city in the world, a cosmopolitan metropolis of one million people, epicenter of a sprawling empire. The Republic was founded on principles of shared power and fierce personal competition, never allowing one man to seize absolute control. But now, those foundations are crumbling, eaten away by corruption and excess. After eight years of war, soldiers Lucius Vorenus and Titus Pullo unwittingly become entwined in the historical events of ancient Rome. A serialised drama of love and betrayal, masters and slaves, husbands and wives, ROME chronicles a turbulent era that saw the death of a republic and the birth of an empire. of ROME, the epic drama set in the days of Julius Caesar, his brutal henchman Mark Antony, his cunning heir apparent Octavian, his conflicted friend Brutus, his ruthless niece Atia and his wrathful lover Servilia. It is a tale for the ages as seen through the eyes of Lucius Vorenus and Titus Pullo, two soldiers whose lives become inexorably tied to the fate of Rome itself. Love and lust, brotherhood and betrayal entangle the infamous Romans in a cruel match of power and principle, revenge and redemption chronicling the death of the ancient republic… and the birth of an empire.