Claiming the runaway! Two years ago former gladiatrix Severina had no choice but to flee from ex-soldier Livius Lucan. Their relationship was fuelled by fiery passion, but secrets from her past threatened his safety - a risk she couldn't take. Now she needs this noble Roman's help. But his solution is one she's unprepared for - marriage! Lucan is determined to conquer and seduce this runaway woman - and claim the wedding night he never had!