(Episode 14.1.a Mission Assist HUD)
>in praetoriō Societātis Potentium, in Aeyptō, 80 CE<
"ita verō, bene dīcitis, ō Recentiī." inquit probātor.
"The struggle between the optimatēs and the popularēs was at full tilt with Marius and Sulla, was it not? Both men paved the way for the Societās Potentium to take advantage of the situation. Had it not been for Marius and his, what were they? Ah yes, his mules, the Roman army would never had held on to as much land as we do now. And Sulla... Sulla proved how beneficial it is to consolidate power into the hands of a few.
omnibus Recentiīs ānulum Potentium dābō. ostendīte hunc anulum potentibus et eritis tūtī. nunc, tempus est ōrātiōnēs terminālēs dīcere! volō dē Cicerōne Caesareque audīre!"
agendum: cōnsilium capē cum sociīs Recentiī tuī. Confer with your team-mates about your final speech. You will compose and deliver the speech in the next session; this first prompt is for preparation.
Manus prīma: Tiberius Semprōnius Gracchus, Gāius Marius, *** Marcus Tullius Cicerō ***
Manus secunda: Publius Cornēlius Scīpiō Aemiliānus Africānus Numantīnus, Lucius Cornēlius Sulla Fēlīx, *** Gāius Iūlius Caesar ***