Amanda Habel 8:46 p.m., Sept. 2
So what exactly is that book that our hero finds himself reading? Why, it's Thomas Babbington Macauley's Lays of Ancient Rome, opened right to the most famous passage:
Then out spake brave Horatius, the Captain of the Gate: "To every man upon this earth Death cometh soon or late. And how can man die better than facing fearful odds, For the ashes of his fathers, And the temples of his Gods
Good times. And he didn't even need a Kindle to read it!