In the Century of Chaos Novel:
Luca heads one branch of the famous Gens Sempronii. Illustrious deeds by Luca's distant ancestors can be found in any history of the Republic. Luca however, comes from the less distinguished branch of his family and until recently this branch was living in poverty. In his early years Luca built a fortune in trade ( some say in anything illegal ) but his success has come at a price. The violence and depravity of this business dealings have left Luca with a nervous disorder.... a facial twitch .
Luca's bribes to the censors have paid off at last and he was recently appointed to the Roman Senate. It seems now that respectability has become Luca's major goal. A good marriage to a proper Roman girl of the patrician class seems to be his goal at the moment
Century of Chaos