In Spain, young Hannibal is now grown. Dad is dead. Hannibal lives by his oath. He hates Rome. He looks for a way for him to get revenge for his father and for Carthage.
Hamilcar and Hannibal are conquering more and more of Spain. Rome is concerned. It has more immediate problems. Pirates on the east coast of Italy in the Adriatic Sea. Rome wages war in the Po Valley, against the pirates and they home in Illyria. Illyria is today the coast of Slovenia.
Rome now dominates the entire Western Mediterranean.