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Thalia’s Musings by Amethyst Marie

Thalia’s Musings is narrated by Thalia, the Muse of Comedy, as she observes the comedy, drama, and tragedy of the ancient Greek pantheon. But when Thalia becomes more than an observer, the Fates take notice. Are Thalia’s powers limited to helping mortal playwrights hack out a comedy sketch, or can she create happy endings in real life, even for the . . .

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What Lies Dreaming by Eneasz Brodski

Famine wracks 2nd century Rome. Food riots rage in the streets, and the emperor struggles to hold on to power in the midst of a burgeoning coup. He recalls the German Legion to Rome to restore order. Unbeknownst to him, a hidden evil slips into the city along with the returning Legion. As civil war boils over and black magics . . .

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Primus Pilus by Lifethelemon

Primus Pilus is a story of low fantasy set in an alternate world version of the Roman empire. Alternate in that there exists some small amount of magic. Alternate in that it agrees with my spotty recolection of history. Primus Pilus is Online Serial Micro-fiction, meaning that it is a story which be be told in arcs, with each arc . . .

A partial series, with no recent updates.
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The Shadows of Sicily by April Raines

Sex, Lies, and Vampires ... in Roman times.

There are three of us. One lost everything and was born again into the night. The second was already a lady of the night when it embraced her. The third feeds on darkness and delivers anger and death. We three disparate Shadows can only fight each other, until a larger threat looms; the threat of Rome. Together we will . . .

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THALIA'S MUSINGS

Thalia would approve

By Fiona Gregory, editor

Aug 10, 2011: When I was a teen, I went through an ancient Greek mythology phase. This would have been a major geekfest for me then, and even now I really appreciate seeing the Greek gods getting some love, when the current vogue tends to run to Celtic or East European mythology.

It’s a very rich vein! and I can assure readers, although the tone of these tales is light and playful, as befits their narrator, the author really knows her Greek mythology. She [more . . .]

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THALIA'S MUSINGS

A Greco-Roman sitcom

By G.S. Williams, author of No Man An Island

Aug 8, 2011: "Thalia’s Musings" are an amusing diversion. She’s the Muse of Comedy, and she and her sisters are the sources of creative inspiration in the world. Given her nature, Thalia enjoys practical jokes, sarcasm, witticisms, puns and general playfulness.

Here’s an excellent summary of who she is, in her own words: "Hera likes me because I’m the unofficial jester of the Olympian court, and she can always count on me to deliver pure, brazen snark to the other goddesses and gods." And [more . . .]

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