The truth is that I was a little disappointed by Seppia’s alleged mourning in the episode that followed Seppius’ death. She was clearly saddened, and one or two scenes showed her with tears in her eyes. But she was in bed with Glaber before the episode was over, and I just felt like there could have been a lot more to it. Granted, I’m not actually sure how much time had passed. We didn’t see the moment where she first found out – I’m fairly certain that we skipped several days if not more. But it would have been nice to see.
However, I couldn’t have complained too much, because the episode itself was fantastic in other respects. Like I’ve said – Spartacus giveth and Spartacus taketh away.
This all went down in 2.07 Sacramentum.
On to 2.08 Balance. Seppia is regularly in Glaber’s bed by now, and trying to convince him to let the rebels kill Ilithyia, saying that they’ll help each other get over their grief. She’s ready to move in on blondie’s territory. Glaber seems surprisingly affectionate towards her.
Lucretia knows that Glaber is a loose canon and up to no good, but she’s finally able to prove it when she finds Seppius’ snake bracelet among Ashur’s things. After Seppia spends the entire episode working against Lucretia’s efforts to save Ilithyia and bring Varinius back into the picture, Lucretia finally has had enough and tells Seppia the truth.
And new episode tonight! Only two left.
As I mentioned, there was a time when I was rooting for Glaber against certain parties. But now I’d like to see Seppia overcome her shyness in taking life and eviscerate that man.
Looking back, I realized I never capped off this story. It has been a few years, but if I remember correctly, Seppia attempts to kill Glaber in the bath but he overcomes her and kills her. She went out getting vengeance for Seppius. I like it. They were both thinking of each other as they died. It makes up for her lukewarm grief in the earlier episode.