Roman Templars Part OneChapter One: "Hedonistic Hell" with Verulo Gallo and Dama Rossa.Rome had had its fair share of depravity. That has rang true since the days of Nero and Caligula. The city walls have always housed the vilest of deeds, from theft to incest and mass murder, and always for many reasons. Anger, lust, greed, vengeance or power. Yet it is mostly power and in that aspect, the Borgia were one of the greatest blights on the history of this proud city. Still, for all their sins and corruption, it didn't mean that there weren't some that were drawn to them like a moth to flame.Many an immoral or desperate soul would seek an allegiance with the powerful Papal family, finding it in them to get close ties to them while enduring the risks. And those risks were many. The Spanish clan had many enemies and the Borgia themselves were cruel masters, having no qualms about sacrificing their pawns or discarding them once they outgrew their usefulness. To be at the Borgia was to live in a constant
SunriseSunrise.Welcome, Colonel, to Copake.Welcome, Colonel, to this wasteland devoid of life.How do you like it to be here? How do your men like it? How does it feel to be in the middle of nowhere, surrounded by nothing but silence? How does it feel to see the crows circling the sky high above you, attracted to the lingering stench of death?This land was not always like this, you know. Not always so desolate and morose. Once upon a time, this was a place of life. A place of peace and harmony. A place of the banter of men and women and the laughter of children. It was a rough, hostile land, but it was ours.You see, the place you stand on was sacred ground to my mother's people. A place where would go to worship the spirits and ask them for advice. This ground was the very heart of our culture. A culture that now breaks at your hands."The white man's burden", you call it. Is that your justification for taking our lands? For claiming superiority over us and wiping out our customs?