Mistress of Rome

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A gladiator and a slave girl find their lives intertwined with an Emperor's in this heart-stopping, blockbuster epic of Ancient Rome First-century Rome: a world of depravity and secrets where the Emperor Domitian watches over all. The Colisseum: a blood-soaked battlefield where the Barbarian, the greatest gladiator Rome has ever seen, reigns supreme. For Thea, a slave girl from Judaea accompanying her mistress to the Games, the baying masses and brutality are a cruel reminder of the pain she has endured in her time in the great capital. As Thea watches the Barbarian, his longing for death and yearning for freedom echo through her heart. Meanwhile, in the shadows of the Senate, the jackals are circling. Many would plot to take the feared Domitian's life. But, in the end, as the lives of the Emperor, the Barbarian and the slave girl collide, Domitian's fate will lie solely in the hands of one woman, driven by revenge, haunted by love...