Ancient Rome. A time of ambition, brutality, and lavish splendor, where human lives are manipulated and sacrificed for the glory of Rome. In 68 AD, the death of Nero brings civil strife to the Empire as rivalry arises between four powerful men contesting for the throne. The successor, Servius Galba, is murdered leaving his son Valarian to struggle with his own ascension to Emperor of Rome. An Egyptian mystic imbued with special powers from the God Ra aids his quest for revenge and justice. This adventure takes Valarian, his wife and his best friend through a tumultuous time that leads to a female gladiatorial exhibition, kidnaping, romance, treachery, mysticism, and intrigue as they search for Galbas assassins and try to quell a rebellion.