Marcus navigated further and further away from the town of Latium so he could give his report. He looked around to make sure no one, mostly Octavian, was anywhere to be found.
Marcus felt bad for not telling him. He had a right to know, of course, him being an agent himself, or at least used to be given the circumstances. But he just couldn’t. When he first met Octavian, he was sick, very sick, he couldn’t bring himself to turn him in with the condition he was in. And now they are close friends, and Marcus had to admit to himself that he had developed deeper feelings for Octavian than he had intended.
Marcus noticed something in the water, a faint bluish glow. He walked into the water and picked up the object. It was a crystal, the very ones the agents are given. And it was a rather large one, too. This one could cause a lot of trouble if this fell into the wrong hands. He did the crystal in his toga and went back to town.
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