Caesar’s Lament


(from a missing page that now floats on the wind)

…which left six more men dead. The general issued the order to retreat and so behind raised scutums we did.

When we had returned to camp and the men tended to wounds and rations. I asked the general why he seemed melancholy.

”You have brought some of the finest warriors in the entire world to come play this game. Why do you lament?”

He paused and wiped the dirt and blood from his brow.

“I do not lament having brought the finest warriors in the world,” Caesar replied. “I lament that warriors are all I brought.”


THE RINGS GAME is this year’s Bellum Aeternus III Adventure, to take place Thursday night and all day Friday of BeAe III.

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