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Cruel, insane and bloodthirsty are all adjectives that could be applied to Gaius Caesar Augustus Germanicus, better known by his nickname Caligula, the third emperor of Rome. His reign was marked by lavishly expensive vanity projects, endless attempts to blackmail his underlings and scandalous rumours of an incestuous relationship with his sister. Cassius Chaerea, a member of the Praetorian guard, Caligula’s personal security, refused to sit back and watch as the deranged tyrant bled Rome dry and hatched a treasonous plot to end Caligula’s barbarity once and for all.

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