A young etruscan priest, Marce, sits in a dimly lit chamber. He wears a sheepskin cloak and has an elaborate, braided hairstyle.

Pronunciation: MAHR-keh

Hair Color: Brown

Eye Color: Brown

Motto: To each his own

Desires: To serve the people of Thesl

Weapon of Choice: Altar

Description: The younger priest, Marce, lifted the libation pitcher to each region of the heavens and poured the wine in a swirling stream upon the altar. As he finished, he looked in my eyes–a shrewd, rebuking glance that showed he sensed my misdirected mind.

Discussion Questions For Marce?


  • Does Marce respect Leures?
  • Do you have a favorite scene?
  • What’s your favorite quote?
  • Why does Marce speak out against Leures?
  • Is Leures going to hold a grudge against Marce?
“I’ve schooled Leueres. I know his mind and heart, and he wants no throne. He’s Aplu’s servant, well-loved by the gods. You’d harm him at your peril. Your wife is wise in many ways, but in this accusation, she is wrong. Marce and Sethre are able and dutiful, but they, too, are wrong.”


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