Livia is smart, politically savvy and knows her worth. Descended from a great family she was raised by her father Livius and educated like a man. When Livius refuses to join forces with Gaius, heir of Julius Caesar, Livia loses everything. After years on the run she returns to Rome and marries Gaius to restore status and protect her sons. Livia becomes Gaius’ political consigliere, vital to his public image. She holds a deadly secret and made her father a promise to which Gaius can never learn the truth. What will she have to sacrifice to keep it and who will pay the price along the way?