There was a bad rotten smell that filled the air and there were many loud underground sounds coming from mt.Vesuvius.This told Marcus there was going to be an explosion.
Character trait at the beginning of the story
Since mi.Vesuvius was about to explode the people of pompeii needed to escape .Marcus noticed a statue pointing to a certain spot.He checked out and found a tunnel.
Character trait at the end of the story
The theme of resiliance is throughout the book because Marcuus does not give up is his battle with his master festus. He is determind to excape.
If you could rename the book what would be an appropriate new title
Marcus was scared in the beginning because the earth was tremoring and shuddering under neath him.His farther would have been able to help but he had been sold to slaves.Marcus was not sure what to do because the people in pompeii just accepted the temors.
By the end marcus was a hero because he saved his farther by throwing a live cabra through the air. He also kept crawling through the tunnel to help tata kick ope the door.Marcus was able to escape pompeii.
The Explosion of mt.Vesuvius.Because the mt.Vesuvius was going to exploded.