I love conversion stories and have always enjoyed listening to dr scott hahn, a famous convert, who brings complex theological issues down to a level that even i can understand so i thought the book by he and his wife, kimberly, rome sweet home, would be a happy story. Rome, sweet rome is an alternative history and military science fiction short story by american freelance writer and military historian james erwin. Sweet rome retells the story of romeo and mollys relationship, but this time we get rome s pov. Since its a series the author has time to develop the reason for the time travel and its implications without rushing the story. Sweet rome is a new adult companion novel to sweet homecontains adult content, sexual situations, and mature topics. The decisions they make when they find themselves in ancient rome during the reign of the emperor caligula seems very plausible. Erwins story, which he titled rome, sweet rome, has a cult following among reddit members, its own subreddit on the site, and has inspired fan music and art.
He has this knack for finding these cool stories from history and telling them. Last month, erwin a technical writer, reference author, and twotime jeopardy champion began writing a short story called rome sweet rome. Ask each lady to carry to the book club an item, image, book, or prayer card, etc that he been instrumental in their journey to rome sweet home or faith journey. Erwins story, which he titled rome, sweet rome, has a cult following among reddit members, its own subreddit on the site, and has inspired fan. No mushy sentiment, no cheese, just the plain, hard truth, and, because im feeling generous, im going to let you in on more of our story too. Could a unit of marines destroy the entire roman empire if they. It describes what might happen if a us marine expeditionary unit were somehow transported back to the time of the roman empire under augustus caesar. Erwin wrote a 350word short story chronicling the fictitious 35th marine expeditionary unit meu, which suddenly disappears from modernday. Reddit script rome sweet rome new writer, reaction. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Rome, sweet rome is an online, alternate history, military science fiction short story by american freelance writer and military historian james.
Behind them, they leave a city in chaos, as terrified romans flee the. Rome, sweet rome is an online, alternate history, military science fiction short story by american freelance writer and military historian james erwin. This subreddit is dedicated to prufrock451s story about a group of marines who find themselves transported to ancient rome. James erwin on selling rome sweet rome to warner bros. Author james erwin scored big when he sold the movie rights for rome, sweet rome, a series of short stories that he wrote. Posted online on reddit under his handle prufrock451 on august 21, 2011, 1 it describes what might happen if a united states marine corps expeditionary unit were somehow transported back to the. Marine battalion in ancient rome movie the mary sue.
Rome sweet home is the website where youll find apartments in rome and rome accommodation at daily updated rates among over 500 self catering apartments in rome and 1500 accommodation all over italy, you can spend your next short term vacations in rome in your ideal furnished accommodation. As the story wears on, daybyday, the marines figure out what has. Ask the ladies to place these items on a table runner at the book club. Heres what would happen if modern marines battled the roman.893 1235 97 1025 234 139 450 1294 188 779 972 362 795 1194 941 1319 1389 1078 76 177 216 663 1309 104 199 53 1 340 1026 802 609 661 1362 620 830 931