While Irzu's influence on Irisa grows, Niles makes an arrangement with Yewll and Datak realizes that Stahma doesn't want him to come home.
Even though outnumbered, Spartacus and his rebel army make one last effort to win freedom in a decisive battle against the Romans commanded by Marcus Crassus.
Tension rises to new levels between Spartacus and his men after the possible infiltration of a Roman spy. Crassus resorts to a long forgotten form of Roman punishment to teach his soldiers a bloody lesson.moreless
Spartacus seeks the safety of the woods for his surviving men while Crixus finds himself revisiting past horrors. Meanwhile, Lucretia spies Ilithyia's affairs.