In an effort to bring rain to Capua, the Primus (a prestigious competition for the greatest of gladiators) is announced and Batiatus enters his champion Crixus and Spartacus against Solonius's Theokoles, an indestructible 10 foot tall god of the arena. Can Oenomaus train them sufficiently enough to win their battle ? Written by
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Theokoles fought in the style of Dimachaerus, which incorporated two swords and little to no armor. Such a style was selected for only very skilled Gladiators, as fighting without a shield was very dangerous. A part of Theokoles' back story was, that he fought with two swords and no armor simply because he enjoyed getting cut. (Which is supported by the numerous scars in his face and body, and themselves support tales of his being cut over a thousand times in the arena without falling.) See more
When Magistrate Calavius announces the Primus, he pronounces his own name wrongly. He says to the crowd, "In the name of my forefathers I: Titus 'Cavalius' present to you the final event..." See more