c: batiatus


batiatus: see barca readied. he is to accompany me to the city.

ulpius: another stunt in the markets?

batiatus: does my last bodyguard’s death fucking elude?

ulpius: barca is to serve as such? he is a gladiator, not a-

batiatus: he is whatever i fucking say. have the syrians also prepared, absent shackles and clothed for the streets.

ulpius: ashur, dagan? what use do you see them to?

batiatus: none of your concern.