More pawns fall off the board as the Romans conveniently learn the location of Spartacus’ camp.
Another minor character bites the dust, Spartacus does some moralizing, and more fun with Lucretia and Ashur…
Episode seven sees some small plot movement as it heaps insult upon injury, atrocity upon intrigue, and finally gives the audience a reason to care about Spartacus’ story line.
More minor characters die, Spartacus gives a couple of speeches, and something unexpected happens to Lucretia.
Wherein Roman intrigue reaches a boiling point, and Capua suffers a 9/11 moment…
Capua gives way to Dallas as the Romans pile intrigues upon intrigues in an episode that almost downplays Spartacus’ storyline.
Summary Judgement: Though absent two of its leading men, Spartacus’ return washes away the horrible taste that Gods of the Arena left in our mouth.
Andy Whitfield, star of the sleeper hit Spartacus: Blood and Sand, has died after a prolonged battle with non-Hodgkin Lymphoma.