Numerious, the Magistrate's son, is about to celebrate his birthday and the celebration will be at the house of Batiatus, so he decides to have Crixus and Spartacus facing each other in a demonstration battle. But when Ilithyia approaches Numerious, he changes his decision drastically. Written by
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After teasing Mira, Spartacus jokes with Varro about his making friends. Spartacus claims that he needs only one; to which Varro retorts that one is all he has. As soon as Varro says this, the camera pans to Crixus. This is somewhat foreshadowing the fact that Spartacus and Crixus eventually become trusted friends. See more