- First: blame google translate because I’m Italian and for some parts I had to ask for his help <___< hope there’re no horrors… ehm errors in what I wrote… anyway… lol ehehe
If you’re reading, try to understand… ^O^ -
When I started the incredible journey with Spartacus, I should have had this conversation with Steven DeKnight:
Me: And you promise that I will come back?
Him: No…and if you do, you will not be the same.
(quotes Bilbo & Gandalf from The Hobbit obviously :P)
I remember that I started watching Blood&Sand accidentally, when it was already broadcasted and ended, because I’m a huge The Lord Of the Rings fan and, one day, I discovered that Craig Parker had a role in this tv series.
When you start a new something, your steps are really slow because you have no idea of what you can find along the way… but here you immediately find yourself running, wide eyed and with heart in your throat, with no chance of rest: an episode after another in a few days, attracted by all the emotions and by the brutal and intense beauty of each of them… by the conflicting feelings of every character, by the happyness and the anger that their stories make you feel, by the unbelievable visual impact of the scenes and by excellent dialogues full of meanings.
You arrive at the ending credits and the only coherent thought that you can make is: “Jupiter’s cock! It can’t be ended!” ^O^
And in fact I searched and found out Gods Of The Arena, the prequel, if we want to call it this way, or better a closer look on some of the characters that we met and others who would later become legends.
Again one step after another, with caution, because you don’t know who else could you meet on the path, yet even here it’s a breathtakingride, unfortunately shorter, but with same intensity and magnificence where many aspects are clarified and amplified, giving souls of the characters that you loved/hated a more defined outline.
But the real journey, the most important part, you still have to live it.