Overrun, Spartacus and the rebels use their escape tunnels to leave, but not before is grievously injured in his left eye while fighting mercenary and losses of at least half of the Rebels. After a failed attempt to bond with the new recruits on a hunting trip, which turns into highway robbery as the new recruits accost a wagon on the road, Spartacus, Crixus and Lucius wonder whether Agron's loyalty lies with his kinsmen, or with Spartacus. He plays what little cards he has to their fullest extent, putting Crixus, Oenomaus and the two captured Gauls on display for the those attending the soirée thrown in honor of Varinius, who has put on games to distract from the terror of Spartacus. Meanwhile, in Rome, Tiberius reports to his father about all his various busy bee activities in gathering together the necessary arms and materials needed in order to properly outfit his army. However, Lucretia quickly informs Ilithyia that her father will dissolved her marriage that is why she took him to her thighs.
Last season Glaber and Spartacus kept running into one another and this stood out because it was their first confrontation. Diotimos assures Spartacus that the city is well suited for their needs, but getting access to the gate might be a problem. Episode 209: Summary: In the second to last episode of this season, finds anger, resentment and mistrust in his ranks and must see old wounds healed if the rebels are to stand against the might of Rome. Left alone with Fabia, Caesar comforts the woman and, when she asks for release, kills her. Spartacus begins to fight all the Romans and Ashur notices the wounded Marcus, picks him up, and berates him for not listening to his earlier warning and takes him into the forest. To make matters worse, a quick questioning of Laeta leaves Spartacus with the sneaking suspicion that he's been playing into the hands of an increasingly dangerous adversary he's yet to face in battle.
Sibyl runs off and tells Gannicus and Saxa what she has seen. The stranger is revealed to be , the former deceitful, right hand man of , who is working in secret with to some unknown ends. Tibby sucks in his breath: they are going to do math homework as punishment? I would have her here of your final moments, in the arena you held so dear. Glaber must ease the insult he gave to Varinius a fellow , Ilithyia suggest a party in his honor. In Capua, Ashur is set to the purpose of breaking Oenomaus' silence through torture which fails.
It was a very rational and emotionally numb ending for a character who represented Rome better than any other in the series. Considering his knack for beaning the guy so accurately in the head, I expect Sparty to get scouted for the Yankees next year. Although he's pitted against the series' hero, there's something different about Crassus. During separation from , and his two men are taken back to the ludus Episode 204: Summary: Very few escape the rescue mission from the alive. Back to the battle though and this was the first major action sequence that really worked.
Crassus asks Kore to accompany him on the expedition, and she happily accepts. Crixus is concerned that the main gate sounds too fortified. The reclaim Aurelia and escape. They then hear voices, and quickly lea killing at the celebration for. With Spartacus: Gods of the Arena, Stephen S. Back in the ludus, it's Seppia's turn to torture Acer, with the help of Varinius at the start.
Lucretia however comes up with a plan for Ilithyia to break free of Glaber's hatred and vengeful attitude and go home to Rome. Glaber also returns Gannicus' rudis a object made of wood, that is proof of freedom being granted to a slave. Lucretia, seizing her chance, murders Ilithyia's slaves and cuts the baby from Ilithyia's body. Will they even get their own weapon back? Caesar fumes, but Crassus privately promises him even bigger rewards in the future. The ambush fails but some of the rebels, led by Spartacus, arrive to save their companions and a battle breaks out.
No more than a few hours in her absence Glaber has sex with , when unfortunate news reaches him: Ilithyia's wagon is viciously attacked on the road to Rome. Gannicus fights Caesar, who manages to hold his own for a while but loses both the sword fight and a tooth. Incensed, Crixus orders everyone to kill all the Romans they want. Lucretia tempts Gannicus with a plan to kill Glaber and end this conflict. I swear, Crassus is not a bad looking man at all, and if you think the fact that he is the richest man in the entire Roman Empire sways my opinion on that, you are damn right. Captured by 's forces, the Gauls are taken back to to to be displayed by the nobles of Capua. Marcus then attacks Mira and briefly battles Spartacus but is stabbed in the stomach with a spear.
And Tibby—our poor, sad little travel-sized gay—Tibby had to finally grow up and realize that his father is not perfect and the world can sometimes be a cruel and horrible place. In the ludus, the celebration continues. Just how much of a threat will Caesar be to Spartacus? What do you think about Spartacus' actions to take over Sinuessa en Valle? He later recruits a tribe of , all for the inevitable battle at Mount Vesuvius. Over its three seasons, Spartacus has been no different. Making their way to the city, Spartacus, Crixus, and Gannicus manage to talk their way past the guards at the main gate do I dare ask why Agron is always being left to bring up the rear, or is the answer just glaringly obvious? In the midst of fighting Crassus, Spartacus was suddenly speared in the back by a nameless solider! Tibby says he gave his men the order to stay but that they ran away. What are you feeding these people? Batiatus then blackmailed Glaber into giving his ludus patronage after his batshit crazy wife, Ilithyia Viva Bianca kind of-sort of murdered someone and Batiatus covered it up. For the answer, the episode navigates another of Crassus' key relationships, peeling back another layer of his development.
Real effort went into the construction of the universe of the ludus and with a bit of luck with casting the show rose above what was on the page. Glaber still angry and feeling the sting of betrayal treats cruelly, in where she seeks comfort with Lucretia, and schemes to win back Glaber´s love. The finale did a good job of driving that home. Seppia says to Ilithyia she came to seek Lucretia's counsel in a marriage to Varinius, if the gods bless such union. As the celebration starts at the ludus, all the Roman nobles are there. Lucretia is quite dismayed at the loss of her husband's legacy.