Malta, the second half of the 18th century: Bartolomeo, a descendant of one of the most important families of the papal nobility, is a Knight of the Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of St. John of Jerusalem, Rhodes and Malta which rules the island. Captain of the “Levriero”, a vessel given to him by his father and part of the Melitense fleet, a member of the Grand Master’s guard, a friend of some trusted confreres, the young man, while realizing that the Order is no longer what it once was, seems to have fulfilled his dreams and is satisfied with his own existence. One evening, however, Bartolomeo casually sees something he shouldn’t see and everything changes radically: for the Roman nobleman a declining parable begins that will lead him to clash with the power games at the top of the government of the island, to become an outcast of the Order and, even, to be a fugitive accused of murder. His new condition will drag him into a series of adventures and encounters giving him the opportunity to better understand himself and the reality that surrounds him, to get to have a main role in the “Revolt of the Priests” led by don Gaetano Mannarino and, unexpectedly, to fall in love …
Death wasn’t an absolute end, but a further form of being.
It’s true, Rome and Julian’s mishaps and missteps lead them down a very dangerous path, but they still ended out on top thanks to a little “hope” and an ancient magical pact. And with the promise of Camelot looming in the near future, it’s time to take this show on the road.
An emotionally moving tale surrounding the power of forgiveness and love. A fictional account, told through the eyes of a childhood pet who’s forgiven his best friend owner for growing up and giving him away; a truly touching story of hope, perseverance, forgiveness, optimism and love.