OVERVIEW">General Pompey Magnus Rome is in shambles! Caesar,fresh from his victories in Gaul and Germania has set his sights on Rome and absolute Power. The Senate has rejected Caesar's overtures of Peace, and because of this Caesar is expected to show no mercy! Caesar's impending march on the Capitol has thrown the Plebs into frenzied rioting. They have sacked and pillaged much of the city.To add to the chaos Caesar's spies have pillaged the Capitoline Vaults. With this cache of gold Caesar is hiring Gaulish and Germaninan mercenaries. Caesar has also sent Antony into Illyricum to engage the Salesian Pirates to ferry Antony's forces across the Adriatic,no doubt to press from the East, while Caesar's forces harass our Western defenses.Our intelligence suggests Antony will be using mercenaries from Greece to assist in his assaults. Expect Antony to raid and probe our Eastern defenses by 4AD. Caesar's forces are estimated to be upon you from the West by 6AD. The Senate has sent General Varus and his Legions to set up camp just North of the Alps in an effort to slow Caesar's advance. General Varus will expect regular shipments of weapons and Armor to resupply his depleted Legions. General Varus may also call upon you to supplement his Legions with your own to raid Caesar's Camp. The remaining Senators and Optimates have fled to their Villas on Sardinia and Sicily to escape Caesar's impending attack. The arrogance of the Patrician class knows no bounds.They still expect regular shipments of Luxury goods to fuel their lavish lifestyles. General Pompey Magnus the Republic that has stood for a 1000 years is in serious jeopardy of collapse. The Senate and the people of Rome task you to secure the Capitol, defeat Caesar's forces, and preserve the the Republic! HAIL POMPEY MAGNUS DEFENDER OF THE REPUBLIC!