S1E2: protagonist & his GF have arrived in Winchester, capital of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Wessex.
They await an audience with the brother of the king in the courtyard of the palace.Protagonist: You like it?GF: It’s beautiful. You could rest here it’s so quiet.
Brother of the King: The Romans built this courtyard for just that purpose, tranquility.Me: huh. who fucked that up?