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Rome: Season 2

2x08 A Necessary Fiction

  • 2007-03-12T01:00:00Z on HBO
  • 56 mins
  • Carl Franklin
  • Todd Ellis Kessler
  • United States
  • English
  • Drama, Action, Adventure

Octavian proclaims a new era of virtue in Rome, a program that his family and subordinates find impossible to obey. Vorenus is sent on a mission after a missing shipment of gold to discover who mysteriously hijacked it on its way to the Roman treasury. Pullo's loss and rage are channeled against Memmio, Omnipor and their henchmen. Octavian pursues Livia as an "appropriate" bride, and issues Mark Antony an ultimatum he knows he can't refuse.