* show us what sort of family Niobe came from.
* Vorenus and-or Pullo find themselves in the Rome of Marcus D. Falco.
* Falco finds himself in the Rome of Vorenus.
* anything at all, so long as it involves ancient Rome.
* what if Vorenus, not Pullo, had been hired to tutor Octavian?
* Vorena of the Voreni - what stories might she tell us?
* Pompey does not go to Egypt.
* that herder boy, how did he get talked into helping?