Maarten is just a normal 16 year old boy. After school he likes to hang out in the park with his friends, listen to music, game with his best friend Stefan and go to the dance school as often as possible. His favourite dance partner is Roxanne. No one, especially Roxanne, can know that Maarten is chronically ill. He has a serious metabolic disease and is not likely to grow old. Despite of his disease and worried parents, Maarten wants to live life to the fullest. When his body betrays him more often than not, he starts to realise that he may have to give up dancing.
Set in 79 A.D., POMPEII tells the epic story of Milo, a slave turned invincible gladiator who finds himself in a race against time to save his true love Cassia, the beautiful daughter of a wealthy merchant who has been unwillingly betrothed to a corrupt Roman Senator.
A thriller set in New York City during the winter of 1981, statistically one of the most violent years in the city's history, and centered on a the lives of an immigrant and his family trying to expand their business and capitalize on opportunities as the rampant violence, decay, and corruption of the day drag them in and threaten to destroy all they have built.