Septima (Mother) Honorata (Sister)
|Voice actor||John Hopkins|
|Appearances||Ryse: Son of Rome|
Marius Titus is the main character in Ryse: Son of Rome.
Marius's journey begins when he comes home to his family. After a training sword fight with his father, Leontius, his father, says, "It's the first time when son beats father." After that, they hear Marius's mother scream, see that Marius's mother was being chased by barbarians. After the fight with the barbarians, Marius and his father come to the fountain and see Marius' sister and mother massacred, and Marius's father swears that he will kill every last barbarian. After a fight to find Arena the man they tried to find was killed by barbarians. After another fight against barbarians, Marius' father is stabbed by Emperor Nero's sword, which was held by a barbarian.
Marius would later discover that these Barbarians were, in fact, Emperor Nero's minions. After that Commander Vitallion puts Marius in the 14th Roman Legion. Soon after, Marius and fellow soldiers head to Britannia, and once they arrive, quickly become under barbarian attack.Marius leads the counter-attack, rallying the surviving Roman troops and nearly single-handedly preventing the destruction of the remainder of the fleet, which impresses Vitallion. Marius is promoted to Centurion.
After receiving reports of a rebellion at York, Marius heads north to aid the defeated legion stationed there. Upon capturing King Oswald and his daughter Boudica, Basilius, the son of the Emperor, reveals that his brother Commodus has been captured by the barbarians, whose whereabouts are unknown. Basilius, threatens and forces King Oswald into revealing the location of Commodus, who has been traded to the fearsome men north of Hadrian's Wall. Basilius orders Vitallion and Marius to retrieve him. After crossing the border into Caledonia, the party is ambushed, Vitallion is taken hostage by barbarians, and Marius is separated from his legion. Marius makes his way into the enemy camp, freeing and rallying captured Roman soldiers along the way. He kills the barbarian leader Glott and rescues Commodus and Vitallion from being burned inside a giant Wicker man.
Once Commodus and the legion return to york, where Comodus's brother has Oswald killed in front of his daughter lighting up a rebellion in the ranks of the brittons. Thats when the emperors kids flee the scene leaving Marious, Vermilion and the rest of their men to fight off the britons. And after putting up a fight they realize that there is no hope and flee to the ships. Once there Vermilion offers to sacrifice his life to save his men but Marius decided to do it himself claiming that Vermilion needed to appeal to the councle about the crimes of Commodus and his brothe. And so Marius stays behind fending off the hoards until he's overpowered and thrown in the sea.
However Marius was not dead, the goddess Nemesis comes into play saving his life and turning him into a vengeful warrior like Damocles. And so Marius makes his way back to rome where he finds hungry people tortured by the praetorian guards. That leads him to take up arms against them becoming a criminal. So he forges a damocles mask along with a black armor and goes to a gentlemens club where Comodus's brother hosts fights, then he won the fights earining an invitation to the colosseum tournament hosted by Comodus. After receving the papers he kills the emperors younger son in a basement room and left.
Once in the Colosseum Marius overcomes all odds earning him a fight with Comodus. During the fight Comodus spared to attempt to cheat but fell short to Marius and was a victim to his sword. And after killing him he moved on to threaten the emperor himself before running away. But he was i tercepted by Vermilion outside who was glad to see him again and took him back to the legion. From there he helps to defend Rome from the Barbarians. He then is enlisted by Nero to defend him. He blindsides Nero by telling him that he is Damocles and is about to kill him. Nero reminds him that he cannot be killed by Marius's sword, only by Nero's own weapon. Nero summons guards to defend him and he escapes. Marius is distracted by a God as Nero backstabs him with his dagger. Though he is weak,Marrius proceeds to kill multiple praetorians he then tackles Nero off of a balcony. Nero land on the pointed end of his statue's sword and dies. Marius, having enacted his revenge finally dies.