Spartacus: War Of The Damned Series Finale “Victory” Recap – “I Am Spartacus!”
Spoiler Alert: This article is a recap and reaction to Season 3, Episode 10, Series Finale titled “Victory”.
What a glorious ending! The finale is as close to a flawless Victory as I could have hoped for. Every emotional beat and combat sequence is carefully thought out and perfectly executed. There’s never a moment that felt false or was not rightly earned which is in accomplishment in itself considering the level of expectation in terms of the fate of characters and giving fans a gratifying conclusion. (Warning: Continue reading only if you have watched Victory).
Spartacus: War Of The Damned “Men Of Honor” Review – Argh, Here Comes The Cilician Pirates!
Spoiler Alert: This article is a recap and review of Season 3, Episode 3, titled “Men Of Honor”.
To put one’s trust in another often brings about an untimely end in the world of Spartacus as witnessed by the fallen victims of Ashur’s serpent tongue and Quintus Batiatus’ dirty dealings. Treachery is every bit the equal to the swiftest blade and those that do not learn this hard lesson die the most gruesome, bloody death.
Spartacus: War Of The Damned “Wolves At The Gate” Review – Julius Caesar Enters The Fray!
Warning: This article discusses spoilers in Season 3, Episode 2, titled “Wolves At The Gate”.
With Spartacus’ end game in sight, Wolves At The Gate introduces the last of new core characters to the cast and sets up scenarios for the next several episodes.
Spartacus: War Of The Damned Season Premiere Review – The Rebels Are Back With A Vengeance!
Warning: This article contains spoilers for Season 3, Episode 1, titled “Enemies of Rome”. Watch online the free complete episode of Spartacus: War Of The Damned Season Premiere at Starz.com
The end begins. There’s a finality that looms over War Of The Damned, the last chapter in Starz’s Spartacus series, which intensifies the gravity of each scene and turn of events.
By the time the end credits rolled in Enemies of Rome, we observed a blood soaked battlefield strewn with death and dismemberment, famished children scurrying over discarded horse entrails and a double decapitation.
Spartacus War Of The Damned Preview: Everything You Need To Know About New Characters and Storylines
Warning: This article contains spoilers for previous seasons and a sneak preview of Spartacus War of The Damned.
Dust off your sword and sandals. The long awaited conclusion to Starz’s Spartacus TV Series is upon us and it’s going to be epic.
Fans have been teased with trailers and promotional photos but details on the storylines and new characters have been closely guarded.
Let’s take a closer look at what we can expect from the final season of Spartacus.
Warning: Major Spoilers Ahead.
The thirst for vengeance is an appetite that can never truly be sated. The desire for retribution or the balancing of a wrong, cannot undo the initial harmful act or make the perpetrator feel the loss or agony of the original suffering. In history, religion, society, literature and in life, acts of vengeance often beget a cycle of retaliation where the original intent, whether it be for social justice or simply “an eye for an eye”, is lost and the victims seeking punishment become the very thing they want to destroy.
Glaber discovers the location of the rebel camp in the latest episode of Spartacus Vengeance!
All That Remains
In Season Two, Spartacus, played by actor Liam McIntyre, hasn’t had the emotional resonance of the first season when he tragically lost his wife, killed his best friend Varro as commanded and fought each day for his survival. Spartacus’ journey this season of becoming a leader of the rebellion that could possibly bring down the Roman Empire has progressed slower than expected. Although the rebels have freed Naevia from the mines, rescued Crixus and Oenomaus and burnt down the arena in Capua there hasn’t been much in a way of a strategic plan of action other than recruiting German slaves to their cause. On the other hand, Spartacus’ philosophical and moral beliefs have been well-defined this season but some of his actions are questionable. His belief that every life has its worth is underscored by the fact that hundreds of people died in the destruction of the arena although one could argue that the citizens of Capua who cheered for the execution of rebels Crixus and Oenomaus are not innocent bystanders.
Gannicus returns in the latest episode of Spartacus Vengeance!
Burn It To The Ground
Tales of Spartacus’ defeat at the mines have spread across the region and imprisoned rebels Oenomaus, Crixus and Rhaskos are to be executed in the arena as a message that Rome will smother any flame that burns against its rule. Spartacus sends his own message: one that would ignite the hearts of all enslaved by attempting a daring rescue at the arena.
“Libertus” treaded very carefully by balancing character motivation with the advancement of the plot. Spartacus has always believed in the worth of every human life (although his kill count must be approaching triple digits) and there’s no doubt he would risk his own to save Crixus and Oenomaus. However, one might think there would be some trepidation in attempting another rescue that could cost him more lives including Mira’s and Agron’s. Spartacus is bold but is not the reckless man he once was when he unleashed his anger on Glaber’s man at the end of the season premiere. This time he has a plan, loyal followers he can depend on, the element of surprise, and a greater purpose to fulfill.
Lots of blood, death, foul language, and full frontal nudity – must be the latest episode of Spartacus Vengeance!