Nero is the emperor, the first Christians are in Rome and Boudicca, queen of the rebellious Iceni, now lies dead. In Rome, L. Pedanius Secundus, the city prefect and former consul, has been killed by his own slave. The slaves' fate is discussed in filmed interviews with a senator, slave, gladiator, merchant, poet and other Romans of the time. The dialog is presented in three formats, Latin with English subtitles, Latin with Latin subtitles, and in Latin with no subtitles. Running time is 18 minutes. The Latin Quarter.