When Cleopatra and Marc Antony met by the River Tarsus, Antony was smitten. And when Cleopatra went back to Alexandria, he forgot about invading Parthia and followed her home.
The two then spent a magical few months in Alexandria, where they threw each other lavish banquets, made bets and compacts, played ridiculous practical jokes on each other and the public–and fell in love.
But nothing good can ever stay. The real world soon came knocking, and soon Marc Antony was forced to choose between his heart and his head.
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