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Title: Simulacra (1/10)
Author: neverfaraway
Pairing: Brutus/Cicero, Brutus/Cassius
Rating: R
Word Count: c. 3,775 / 50,000

Spoilers: 1x7 (Pharsalus) to 2x6 (Philippi)
Disclaimer: Rome is property of Bruno Heller/HBO/BBC; Imperium and Lustrum are property of Robert Harris. Characters and quoted material are used purely for fun – no financial gain, etc.

Summary: Marcus Tullius Cicero and Marcus Junius Brutus both played their part in the destruction of the Roman Republic. While one vacillated on the fringes of power, the other was persuaded to figurehead the plot to assassinate Julius Caesar. With a supporting cast of friends, relatives, eunuchs and conspirators, this is the (somewhat) true story of how it happened.

Prologue // 1: Good Omens // 2: On a Knife’s Edge // 3: The Die Is Cast // 4: Liberators // 5: Born Again // 6: Power and Freedom // 6a: Two Letters on the Subject of Antony // 7: The Bravery of a Nervous Man // 8: A Debt of Nature

Prologue - in which Cicero mixes his metaphors, a battle is lost, and Brutus makes a proposition.

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On August 31st, 2010 02:15 pm (UTC), (Anonymous) commented:
Wonderful beginning. Can`t wait for the next chapters. Nice to find a fellow Cicero-fan, especially one so gifted in the art of writing...
Please continue as soon as possible.
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