It is the year 620 Bc. and Rome is a monarchy, under me, your king Tullus Hostilius. We are at war with Etruscan city of Veii once again, and already its taken its toll on our economy. I command, that new colony be built at the site known as Ostia, some 10 miles from city of Rome, on the coast of Mediterranean sea. It is a perfect location for a medium sized, prosperous city, which will have the honour of supplying our war effort. I'm allocating reasonable sum of denarii, and i expect swift returns of this investment. Your city is unlikely to be the main target of Etruscan military, but they will surely make an effort to stop us from freely expand our sphere of influence. The prices of goods are to drop drastically in coming year, so i advise you to choose trade routes wisely, and not squander Rome's precious investment. If for some reason you are unable to complete this assignment, i will surely find one, that suits you far better. The slave trade is booming.
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