The Gallic Wars: Caius Julius Caesar (Digital Download)
The story takes place during the conquest of Gaul as told by the legions of Julius Caesar (from 58 to 50 B.C.), based on his writings while he was leading the war effort, which he published in Rome, for his glory and propaganda, following the end of his pro-consulate in Gaul.
The story revolves around six characters across this troubled time: Julius Caesar, Vercingétorix, a young Roman spy, a fanatical druid who preaches war against the invading Romans, an Arvern chief fighting under the command of Vercingétorix, and a Roman general close to the senate.
The focus is put on the particular relationship between Caesar and Vercingétorix. At first they are friends and allies, but then the situation degenerates between the two men, transforming them into arch rivals for whom supreme power is the most important thing.
Victory or death is the only question in their duel. From this, the historical frame as Caesar submitted it to us serves as the base for the personal stories which participate in the profound changes in the Roman Empire and in the beginning of the end of The Republic. Espionage, subversion, political alliances, strategy and propaganda in the service of one cause and one man.