Eve is initiated into the way of Eli, freeing her of her past sins. A by-product of this gives Xena the power to kill Gods; she uses it to face the Gods of Olympus in a battle to the death. Meanwhile, Gabrielle is tortured by the Furies, causing her to turn on Eve.moreless
Xena, Gabrielle and four shady characters from Xena's past go up against a new protege of Ares' whose soldiers have weapons and armor made from the unbreakable metal of Hephaestus.
A mystery drew Hercules and Iolaus to the city of Tantalus. There, the bodies of fallen warriors were disappearing from the battlefields. Hercules learned that Ares, the God of War, was to blame. After King Memnos' death, his son Daulin had assumed the throne, and Daulin's sister Poena took up arms against him. She believed Daulin had killed their father. Ares had created the entire situation merely to satisfy the appetite of his bloodthirstyDog of War, Graegus. After leashing the vicious beast, Hercules explained the truth to Daulin and Poena, bringing an end to the family war.moreless