Today I'm outing myself as a total history nerd. And why not? What is history except the biggest library of stories you could ever imagine? Want intrigue? Romance? Adventure? Want danger and death defying stunts? Want comedy or tragedy, or both? History has it all.
Ancient history has always been my favourite. Roman history, in particular. If ever a submissions call was written for me, it was Riptide's Warriors of Rome. And that's how He is Worthy was born. Hot guys, check. Ancient Rome, hell to the yes.
My sister and I have an ongoing argument about this. We're both history majors. She thinks Victorian England is the best:
|Ban Barnes as Dorian Gray|
To which I offer this:
|James Purefoy as Mark Antony in Rome|
And here he is having a bath:
Despite my overwhelming evidence, my sister and I have agreed to disagree. Meanwhile, she said the other day, just imagine what you could do with revolutionary France.
|Jamie Dornan in Marie Antoinette|
Oh god yes.