"Hic Sunt Leones" Here be lions.
House Augustus is a prominent Martian gold family. It has existed since the time of the Conquering and is currently in its 14th generation. As of the events in Red Rising, they are the leading family of Mars, possessing ArchGovernorship of the planet.
House Augustus's numbers are currently dwindling; Nero notes that after Claudius's death, his family consists of two nieces, a nephew, son and daughter, and that's it. As of Iron Gold, Virginia and Pax au Augustus are the only known living members of the Augustus family.
- Nero au Augustus, former ArchGovernor of Mars and head of House Augustus
- Virginia au Augustus (Mustang), current Sovereign of the Solar Republic; daughter of Nero
- Adrius au Augustus (The Jackal), former ArchGovernor of Mars; son of Nero
- Claudius au Augustus, eldest and favored son of Nero, killed by Karnus au Bellona
- Pax au Augustus, son of Virginia and Darrow of Lykos
Affiliated persons include:
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