The final volume of Masters of Rome. Caesar is in the prime of his life. A man of contradictions, he is happily married and also the lover of Cleopatra. He is a great general yet wishes to bring an end to Rome’s endless civil and external wars. He is conscious of his own power and contemptuous of lesser men, and at the same time respectful of the republic and determined not to be worshipped as a god. He is a man who attracts jealousy and envy to a dangerous degree….