Episode PremiereMarch 26, 2010
GenreAction, Drama, Fantasy
Show Period2010 - 2013
Production CompanyStarz Media, Starz Productions
Cast and Crew
ScreenwriterBrent Fletcher, Miranda Kwok
Spartacus and Crixus are set up to fight in an exhibition match for Numerius' coming of age party, when he will don the toga virilis, but Crixus is intent on blood. Ilithyia seduces Numerius to get Spartacus to fight, and then kill, Varro instead. Deeply saddened, Spartacus is forced to kill Varro against his will. Stricken with grief, Spartacus smashes the objects in his cell until Mira comes to comfort him.