"I don't trust Avidius. He walks like a man but barks like a dog behind our backs. Marcus, he thinks you are weak and everyday more and more legions grow loyal to him." -Junius (to Marcus Antoninus)

Junius Rusticus was a advisor to the young Emperor Marcus Antoninus and the Antoninus family. He is introduced during the events of Prelude: Martyr on 20s A Difficult Age.

20s A Difficult Age

During the events of 20s A Difficult Age, Junius is introduced at the dinner table with the Antoninus family, advising Marcus before being interrupted by Annia he voices his concerns about the actions of Avidius Cassius.