[The Weekly Punic] Breaking: Pakis Kluvatiis, Captain of the Mamertini, surrendered!
What a day to be a Carthaginian! Mighty Gods Tannit and Melqart, we thank you for your trust in your humble people, the Carthaginians, in this bloody war against the pitiful Romans. The Mamertines, oh so inferior to us Carthaginians, have surrendered in Messina.
- Sophonisba, Correspondent for The Weekly Punic