The episode begins and the gates of the city comes tumbling down and Roman soldiers begin pouring in. Caesar tells the rebels that it would be a good idea for them to run, but the rebels decide to stay put and fight. Soon they realize that they are outnumbered and just then Crassus enters the city and is welcomed by Caesar. Spartacus discusses with Crixus and others how they were betrayed by Heracleo and Caesar. Crixus feels they should stay and fight to their last breath, but Spartacus feels otherwise. He says they should escape to the snowy mountains above the city and should use the north gate for their escape. ..