* AlternateCharacterInterpretation: it is not Hortensius who {{Heel Face Turn}}ed to Cicero's side, but Cicero who {{Face Heel Turn}}ed to side with Hortensius and the aristocrats.
* CompleteMonster: Catilina, or so Tiro would have us believe.
* CrowningMomentOfAwesome: Cicero's speech about Verres' crimes in ''Imperium'' which leads to such loud cheering that the awnings that are covering the forum fall down from the noise.
** Cicero's opening speech as consul, derailing MagnificentBastard Caesar's plan completely
* MagnificentBastard: Caesar; Crassus on occasion. Cicero himself manages it once or twice.