Current Plotline Opportunities ... for everyone!!!
We have our main Roma plotlines occurring in Mons Palatinus, The Forum, or the Taberna, run by none other, Francus Terentius. There are other threads available, however.
Nero of course is wreaking havoc on the City. his crimes never stop. First, Agrippina is dead, some say by Nero's orders; then the Lady Poppea became Empress, striving to keep the insane Nero in line, but even her efforts failed when he murdered her as well as her unborn babe.
He sought to cleanse his hands and soul of the double murder, by heaping numerous honors upon her in death, but it does not change the fact that his hands are stained with blood. One wonders where it will all end.
Consul Gnaeus Domitius Corbulo has returned from Parthia after quelling the uprising along the its borders. Now, after finally able to rest since his wife had gotten over her illness, he was kidnapped was freed by by his trusted legionnaires. He has retured to Roma where Quintilus Maximus Romulus, the other Consul has been working within the Senate and government to counter the actions of Nero. What will do the two Consuls do Now?
When the fine and fashionable aren't on the Palatine, they are basking in the sunlight near the ominous shadow of Vesuvius. But it's so beautiful there; surely nothing bad could ever happen there.
The upcoming Flavian Dynasty will make its start in a bit. First we have to go through the period after Nero's reign where Roma went through a Civil War. Many creative opportunities abound!
Organized crime is having its heydey. Carefully read Gnaeus Cato and Francus' posts. They'll be up to some dirty deeds. Already, the Imperial Treasury was robbed and crimes will be abounding on the high seas. What other crimes will go unpunished, some by his Imperial Emperor himself, but who dares to accuse him to his face.
Nero's time has come...and it is sooner than he thinks...
Things are definitely sizzling in First Century Roma!