1. The Red Serpent
The Romans convince the Thracians to join them in their war for the Greek Peninsula. A gladiator manages to defeat four opponents and in allowing him to live, Senator Albinius decides to name him after a Thracian king from the past: Spartacus.
2. Sacramentum Gladiatorum
Now the property of Quintus Batiatus, Spartacus finds himself at Batiatus' gladiatorial combat school. He is anything but cooperative and refuses to do as he is told leading to frequent conflict with his trainer and other gladiators.
Spartacus continues to train in Batiatus' gladiatorial combat school. With the Vulcanalia approaching, Spartacus is determined to get nominated to the primus, the feature attraction, though it means fighting the undefeated Crixus.
4. The Thing In The Pit
Spartacus is sent to the underworld to fight for Batiatus, who now is plagued by debts. Here, he is forced to kill his opponents in order to survive. Spartacus has a dream about his wife, in which he believes he will not survive his next battle.
5. Shadow Games
In an effort to bring rain to Capua, a prestigious competition is announced and Batiatus enters his champion Crixus and Spartacus against Solonius's Theokoles, an indestructible 10-foot-tall god of the arena.
6. Delicate Things
Spartacus, now declared the New Champion of Capua, is surprised by the news that his wife Sura has been found, so he draws a plan to gain his freedom. Meanwhile, Barca's freedom is in jeopardy when Batiatus learns that Ovidious' son is alive.
7. Great And Unfortunate Things
Spartacus is forced to impersonate a Roman fighter in the games against a group of Thracians, as he recalls his wife and how he met her. Meanwhile, many mysteries surround Barca's freedom as Pietros tries to deal with it.
8. Mark Of The Brotherhood
Batiatus purchases a new group of gladiator trainees and considers selling Crixus. Meanwhile Crixus is still not fully healed but chafes at Spartacus assuming the role of champion. Ilithyia gets her own gladiator-in-training but trouble arises.
Licinia wants to have quality time with Spartacus, but Lucretia thinks he has spent so much time without a woman and sends a slave to him to practice. When Ilithya learns the intentions of her friend, she wants a quality time for herself with Crixus.
10. Party Favors
Numerious, the Magistrate's son, is about to celebrate his birthday and the celebration will be at the house of Batiatus. He decides to have Crixus and Spartacus fight in a staged battle. But when Ilithyia approaches Numerious, he reconsiders.
11. Old Wounds
The Magistrate is kidnapped and held captive by Batiatus in response of the events at his son's birthday. Meanwhile, Spartacus deals with both physical and emotional wounds, as dreams reveal something terribly disturbing.
Glaber arrives at Capua to meet Batiatus and discuss his terms of support, but he wants to see the legendary Spartacus fight before he makes his final decision. This leads to an important twist which may affect all the intentions of Batiatus.
13. Kill Them All
An epic battle ensues between Spartacus and his gladiator brothers, against Batiatus and his Guards.