This is the story setting out the life private of Pontius Pilate, the Governor of Rome who ordered the Crucifixion of Jesus Christ. The story depicts his life leading up to his appointment as the Governor of Judea and how he achieved the status he did from that of an ordinary Roman citizen from the province of Spain. His two fights in the Stadium and his marriage to a Roman aristocrat. His lifetime marriage and his wife's support of the man he condemned to death.
His life after Christ's death and his subsequent conversion to Christianity with his Wife, after meeting with and discussing his background with the Apostle Peter, and finally to their own end.