The Last Days of Pompeii was created based on the novel of Edward Bulwer Lytton. The setting of the movie takes place before the eruption of the volcano Mount Vesuvius. Glaucus, a Roman legionnaire has come back to his how town after he had been engaged in the wars for a period. When he arrived home, he discovered that a gang that wears black hoods had killed his father. Glaucus is so angry that he decides to take his revenge against the bandits.