By Don Westenhaver
Published: February 8, 2010.
Rome has burned to the ground, and Emperor Nero orders his friend Rusticus to find proof that the Christians caused the fire. Instead Rusticus discovers three murdered senators and signs that he may be next. He also falls in love with Camilia, not knowing she is a Christian and has introduced his daughter to the secret religion. Will he be loyal to Nero or to the woman who lied to him?