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by Loneclaw
Wed May 30, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: Settings of the Multiverse
Topic: The Many Worlds of Loneclaw
Replies: 21
Views: 285

A New Millennium

It is now a thousand years since the founding of the city of Rome and Imperatrix Tiberia rules the vast empire alongside the Senate. In the west, Romans are colonizing the Hesperides , trading with the mainland, and fighting pirates, while in the east they are working to fully integrate India into t...
by Loneclaw
Wed May 30, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: Settings of the Multiverse
Topic: The Many Worlds of Loneclaw
Replies: 21
Views: 285

The Discovery of Terra Nova

Rome discovered Hesperia (Hispaniola) in 964 AUC (211 AD), and when they later realized that it was a group of islands around 967 AUC (214 AD), they named the region the Hesperides . The native people were easy to conquer and it didn’t take long before the Republic established a few colonies in thos...
by Loneclaw
Wed May 30, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: Settings of the Multiverse
Topic: The Many Worlds of Loneclaw
Replies: 21
Views: 285

The Barbarian Menace

A large minority of the Roman population (about 16%) had come to consist entirely of asexual female creati . This was because the slave market and medical profession had made it far more profitable to create these, rather than male-dependent creati , who were not only costly to produce but even more...
by Loneclaw
Wed May 30, 2018 1:40 pm
Forum: Settings of the Multiverse
Topic: The Many Worlds of Loneclaw
Replies: 21
Views: 285

The Rebirth of the Roman Republic

In 868 AUC (115 AD), Septima reformed the republic and returned some of the power back to the Senate, but in this new republic someone from the Praetorian Guard would always hold the position of Imperatrix, and with it came the ability to completely overrule the Senate if it was deemed to be in the ...
by Loneclaw
Wed May 30, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: Settings of the Multiverse
Topic: The Many Worlds of Loneclaw
Replies: 21
Views: 285

The Sagatla Imperatrix

Septima, the Praetorian Prefect, stepped up and grabbed the reins of the Empire as Imperatrix. She assured the people of Rome that this was only a temporary measure and that it was done in the best interest of the Empire. The populace was not convinced, however, and viewed this apparent power-grab a...
by Loneclaw
Wed May 30, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: Settings of the Multiverse
Topic: The Many Worlds of Loneclaw
Replies: 21
Views: 285

The Boy Imperator

The Senate pushed for Lucius’s exiled, adopted son to be made Imperator, but the ever loyal Sagatlae were adamant on honoring Lucius’s will and serving his clone. The Senate were outraged and horrified, but there was nothing they could do since the Sagatlae controlled the city and the legions. Being...
by Loneclaw
Wed May 30, 2018 1:34 pm
Forum: Settings of the Multiverse
Topic: The Many Worlds of Loneclaw
Replies: 21
Views: 285

The Heirs of Lucius

Lucius wanted to follow Caesar and Augustus’ example by having a capable and young successor. He saw potential in one of his biological nephews, Gaius Septimus Lepidus, and adopted him to groom as his heir. Around this time, Lucius divorced his first wife for adultery and married Fabia, and her son ...
by Loneclaw
Wed May 30, 2018 1:31 pm
Forum: Settings of the Multiverse
Topic: The Many Worlds of Loneclaw
Replies: 21
Views: 285

Serica Learns of Rome

In 813 AUC (60 AD), a Roman chimaera made its way to Serica (China) through various slave merchants. When a nobleman presented it as a gift to Emperor Ming of Han, the Emperor was shocked and wished to know where it came from. All the nobleman knew was that the creature came from somewhere in the we...
by Loneclaw
Wed May 30, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: Settings of the Multiverse
Topic: The Many Worlds of Loneclaw
Replies: 21
Views: 285

The Lucian Reforms

Immediately following the civil war, Lucius set out to prevent something like this from ever happening again. The Lucian Reforms barred the patrician class from commanding legions in any capacity. Instead, the positions of laticlave tribune and general were to be exclusively available to Sagatlae pr...
by Loneclaw
Wed May 30, 2018 1:26 pm
Forum: Settings of the Multiverse
Topic: The Many Worlds of Loneclaw
Replies: 21
Views: 285

The Reign of Lucius Julius Caesar

After Augustus died in 790 AUC (37 AD), Lucius Julius Caesar (formerly Lucius the Younger) rose to the Roman Empire, and proved to be a very capable ruler. Lucius sought to build on his predecessor’s accomplishments and strengthen the Empire’s infrastructure and bureaucracy. He did this by expanding...
by Loneclaw
Wed May 30, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: Settings of the Multiverse
Topic: The Many Worlds of Loneclaw
Replies: 21
Views: 285

Gaius’ Grab For Power

As Augustus grew older, tension between him and his adopted son Gaius grew stronger. Gaius wished to press further east and conquer the lands of India while Rome still had a technological and medical advantage, arguing that these would soon spread to potential enemies. Augustus rejected this idea on...
by Loneclaw
Wed May 30, 2018 1:19 pm
Forum: Settings of the Multiverse
Topic: The Many Worlds of Loneclaw
Replies: 21
Views: 285

Atlantean Auxiliaries

When Augustus received several Sagatlae meant to serve as part of his personal guard as a gift from Agrippa, he was skeptical of their utility, and only kept them around as a curiosity. The formidable Roman army became even more so with the growing number of Atlantean auxiliaries, genetically tailor...
by Loneclaw
Wed May 30, 2018 1:17 pm
Forum: Settings of the Multiverse
Topic: The Many Worlds of Loneclaw
Replies: 21
Views: 285

Rome’s Medical and Agricultural Revolution

Although Augustus secretly desired to have his nephew Marcus Claudius Marcellus follow in his footsteps, he knew that it would be far too dangerous to alienate Agrippa, who was now his most powerful supporter. When Augustus became seriously ill in 729 AUC (25 BC), Agrippa sent him his best and most ...
by Loneclaw
Wed May 30, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: Settings of the Multiverse
Topic: The Many Worlds of Loneclaw
Replies: 21
Views: 285

Rome’s Conquest

It wasn’t until 727 AUC (27 BC) that a small number of Atlanteans arrived at a port in Hispania. Led by Prince Etlaiaga Namaga ia Eiatalgo, they had fled the island after the nobility had overthrown his father. He had come to request the aid of mighty Rome to reclaim the throne, promising to open up...
by Loneclaw
Wed May 30, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: Settings of the Multiverse
Topic: The Many Worlds of Loneclaw
Replies: 21
Views: 285

The Wonders of Atlantis

When his ship blew off course and sunk in 251 AUC (503 BC), the last thing Zephon of Carthage expected was to be rescued by fish people. It wasn’t until after they had nursed him and his men back to health that he learned the name of their island home. They called it Antleioi; the Greeks and Romans ...