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Zenobius, Part One by Chris Bones, and edited by Paul L. Mathews

Zenobius, Part One by Chris Bones, and edited by Paul L. Mathews
Zenobius scratched his large, hooked nose. He reflected at the comparison with the beak of Musa the green parrot that perched on his shoulder, aff...

Underworld by Chris Bone and edited by Paul L. Mathews - Part Two: The City of the Dead

Underworld by Chris Bone and edited by Paul L. Mathews - Part Two: The City of the Dead
Covered with a tarpaulin, the casket sat upon a cart. Wooden wheels grumbling and wobbling, the cart trundled along the ruts as it left the city a...

Underworld by Chris Bone and edited by Paul L. Mathews - Part One: The Sons of Orcus

Underworld by Chris Bone and edited by Paul L. Mathews - Part One: The Sons of Orcus
Between the south end of the Viminal and west of the Esquiline there lay a valley. The rows of decaying insulae created canyons of dark shadow rif...

Tabula-Rasa: Livilla's Story, by Chris Bone

Tabula-Rasa: Livilla's Story, by Chris Bone
Welcome to Blood on the Aventine, the first in a series of scenario sets for Gangs of Rome. This set includes two gangs of three fighters. Led by t...

Fur Gerlind!: Manlius' Story, by Chris Bone & Paul L. Mathews

Fur Gerlind!: Manlius' Story, by Chris Bone & Paul L. Mathews
Welcome to Blood on the Aventine, the first in a series of scenario sets for Gangs of Rome. This set includes two gangs of three fighters. Led b...

Monkey See, Monkey Do: Rufus' Story, by Chris Bone & Paul L. Mathews

Monkey See, Monkey Do: Rufus' Story, by Chris Bone & Paul L. Mathews
Welcome to Blood on the Aventine, the first in a series of scenario sets for Gangs of Rome. This set includes two gangs of three fighters. Led by t...

A Lucky Man: Lucius' Story, by Chris Bone & Paul L. Mathews

A Lucky Man: Lucius' Story, by Chris Bone & Paul L. Mathews
Welcome to Blood on the Aventine, the first in a series of scenario sets for Gangs of Rome. This set includes two gangs of three fighters. Led by t...

Mementos: Cato's Story, by Chris Bone & Paul L. Mathews

Mementos: Cato's Story, by Chris Bone & Paul L. Mathews
Welcome to Blood on the Aventine, the first in a series of scenario sets for Gangs of Rome. This set includes two gangs of three fighters. Led by t...

Little Monkey: Aemillia's Story, by Chris Bone & Paul L. Mathews

Little Monkey: Aemillia's Story, by Chris Bone & Paul L. Mathews
Welcome to Blood on the Aventine, the first in a series of scenario sets for Gangs of Rome. This set includes two gangs of three fighters. Led by t...

Insula by Chris Bone and Paul L. Mathews

Insula by Chris Bone and Paul L. Mathews
Hegio’s experience as a civil engineer varied depending on who one asked. Some maintained he’d built the Colosseum single-handedly, others the ent...

Morituri Te Salutant - Chris Bone & Paul L. Mathews

Morituri Te Salutant - Chris Bone & Paul L. Mathews
The buffaloes snorted, their breath turning into mist in the crisp air of this March morning. Hauling a heavily-laden barge along the Tiber, they ...

Blood and Wine - Chris Bone & Paul L. Mathews

Blood and Wine - Chris Bone & Paul L. Mathews
Prudentius installed himself in a dark, seedy wine shop and settled down with a cup of harsh red. He squinted as he drank the course liquid. It wa...