Rome. The capital of Italy and a place of power. Yet when thrown into the very bottom of Rome's society it can only be describe as a living hell. For Rome does no favours.
Sold by her own father Pulcheria has to learn to survive on her own. Soon she finds her place in the home of a gladiator and slave owner. Where she meets Alcuelo. A fierce gladiator with both profound strength and looks.
Pulcheria and Alcuelo both have the same dream. To gain freedom.Yet Alcuelo's life is continuously put in danger as every fight, is a fight to the death.
Yet as Pulcheria and Alcuelo slowly fall for each other, they finally prepare plans to finally be free. However destiny does not always turn out as hoped....