In this text, Allan Massie writes about the Decimo Bruto report, architect of the
conspiration that killed Julio Cesar at 44BC. Bruto wants to tell his version of the history, and to leave for the posterity one image of himself different of a traitor.
Through this path, Bruto tell his interest in the Campaign beside Cesar, his importance in these Victories and his loyal and intimate relation with the Dictator. He tells also his cases with men and women, besides showing a mature love for his wife, Longina, in the end of the book.
Bruto tells his talks with the noble Romans, always crawded of wine and philosophy. His reports show what was the life in ancient Roma