The line between love and hate thins when the ancient Romans end their occupation of Britain and Sarah loses her farm's best customers.
Kidnapped to help the Centurion pack, she shares his last Roman bath. Wishing they had more time together, they give in to their hot desires, but then he leaves for Rome without her.
Working to ease her broken heart, she discovers the fleeing Romans paid for their food and grain with worthless coins.
Tamping down the love she feels for their leader, she follows him, planning hot revenge that is anything but sweet.