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Caecilius' house is alive with activity - a business acquaintance is coming to dinner and Caecilius is hoping to impress him. Will the evening go smoothly or will it end in disaster? A lot depends upon the cook, Grumio - let's hope he can serve up a meal fit for a Roman banquet!

The Stories

mercator Page 20

Caecilius "wines and dines" his merchant friend. The food's taking an age to cook, however, and the VIP is getting hungry. If Grumio doesn't hurry up, the meal and the deal may be off!

in triclinio Page 20

Can Grumio save the day - and himself? It's now all down to the peacock... and the after-dinner entertainment! Knowing Grumio, he'll have his cake - and eat it!