The goddess Ceres is saddened by the destruction of nature to make way for Rome’s foundations. In her wisdom, she has petitioned her followers to erect lavish gardens to ensure Rome does not forget from whence they came, and bring balance to the budding city’s creation.
The goddess may even elect to tamper further with the city’s construction, should she see wisdom in it…
But the city must grow, and you must enact our King’s will, even if it means building around these gardens.
A smart AI opponent that would react to your building placements and attempt to outmaneuver the player with special powers.