James Baldwin (1841 – 1925) was born in United States, in Indiana. For eighteen years he served as the superintendent of Indiana's school system. Afterwards he went on to become a well-known and widely published textbook editor and children's author. Among the others, main subjects of his writings were legends, mythology, biography, literature. He wrote more than fifty pieces of work, the most famous of which include Fifty Famous Stories Retold (1896) and Abraham Lincoln, a True Life (1904).
The Story of Regulus is a short story included in Fifty Famous Stories Retold. Rome and Carthage. Two greatest cities of their time. Two bitter enemies. For years they rivaled, tried to prove the strongest. Inevitable war finally burst out, rival clashed battle after battle. Regulus, the roman general was known for always staying true to his word, no matter what. What would come of his determination, put through the flames of war and or deals of captivity?