Witnessing the scene, Xena knows straight away who was responsible -. Resolve Xena, twisted by the death of her son due to Gabrielle's lies, plans revenge on her. She hesitates at first, complaining that it is very far away, but agrees to do so when she realizes that it is her only option. It was very functional, once I got over the modesty factor. She holds up , where it draws in the flames and they cease to exist.
Xena finds some pipes that lead to the top and so she blows down them which attracts the attention of Gabrielle, and the. He tells her he has the power to do this, as he is calling in her debt to him for getting her to before Xena. Xena has enjoyed a particular cult status in the. Aware that the character of Xena had become very successful among the public, the producers of the series decided to launch a spin-off series based on her adventures. Xena notices a water tower, which s located rather high up. This is in fact all part of the plan to fake their deaths. He throws his father's sword into the river, stating he doesn't want to fight.
Xena confronts her mother and tries to make it up with her, only to be rejected on first sight. After M'Lila was taken down below, Caesar and Xena talked about destiny, when Xena invited him into her cabin that evening for dinner. The two are whisked away to another place, where they are then haunted by an illusion of , who takes them to an illusion of the the temple in where Gabrielle was impregnated with. He told her of his religious beliefs: that his was to cleanse the land of darkness and spread peace throughout it. She tells Xena that she does not hate her, but feels a sense of gratitude towards for teaching her to stay alive. They find a , dressed in robes, who seem to be about to sacrifice someone to a welcome the return of a goddess. It does not take him long to break out of the prison, but he is still too late, as the cremation has already began.
However, they realize that something has gone horribly wrong. Return Home Xena, and return to , where Xena is horrified to discover that a portal to has opened in her home. During their journey, appears to Xena and informs her that he has picked up something on Gabrielle and would be willing to return her to Xena on one condition — they get married. Xena remains trapped in Callisto's body for one episode before Ares restores them to their normal selves. Gabrielle then goes to find , of whom Xena has worked out to be the gods' target to interrogate in connection to their location. Gabrielle and Eve investigate the now decrepit house, whilst Xena tries to find Cyrene.
During their obstacle course to get to the top, Gabrielle manages to perform Xena's lengthily signature flip. She leaves the Amazons and follows Autolycus, where he explains what's going on. A single baby survives and Xena saves him, giving him into the care of , whom she met after an attack on another village. After this, Xena stumbles around, until she falls into some icy water and is rescued by King , where he presumably convinces her that her name is Welthea and she is betrothed to him. The next day, Xena drags through the courtyard, being witnessed by the peoples of and ties her up. In her late teens, was raided by the warlord.
Gabrielle's and Hope's presumed demise Meanwhile, in the , Xena fights with the and prevents from committing suicide. She continued to tell him that with Akemi's as an ally, they could get work their way to conquering it. Before Kao could refuse, Borias warned him that Xena was not the sort of person he would want to turn down and advised him to hand Akemi over. Xena seemingly passes out, when in actual fact she had crossed over successfully. Meanwhile, Xena plays matchmaker with Diana and the brother of her betrothed.
To delay for time, Gabrielle and Xena improvise a dance, where Xena becomes intimate with Caligula. The settlements are presented as a mixture of walled villages and rural hamlets set in a lush green, mountainous landscape. When she killed one of Xena's using pressure points cut off the flow of blood to his brain , Xena noticed and demanded she teach it to her. Xena tells Gabrielle to try and talk some sense into Aphrodite at the party later, while she goes and talks to Ares in the dungeon. Once the two are neck and neck, the finish line is in sight, where Xena takes the lead, just before the end of the race. Joxer is very unhappy about this idea, thinking that there must be an alternative. Xena then uses her to defend herself against the daggers that Hope telekinetically throws at her.
But Ares taking them away and placing them in an ice-cavern was not anticipated by Xena or Gabrielle, which effectively destroyed their plan of faking their deaths and being reunited with Eve a few hours later. The three gods watch a distraught and broken Xena stumble around, until she attempts to commit suicide by stabbing herself. Outnumbered, she has no choice but to wear the Ring herself, despite her love for. Xena reveals that she wants to gain her trust, as she wants to learn some of her moves and skills. She then spots a familiar face - , Queen of the Amazons, of whom she had killed before under Alti's orders. As she enters the village, she is immediately haunted by visions of the attack and isn't able to stay there too long. He tries to pass through the flames to rescue her, where his flash is burnt on a single touch.
Xena's immediate reaction was to ask where her money was, to which Akemi asked her to kill her with the katana. He tells her that if she were to kill him, she would take his place as the. But she soon learned that they had traveled for days, in the wrong direction, to see 's deceased grandfather. When learnt that Xena had been offered into the Amazons, she was defiant towards Xena not joining, trying to convince her that she is more matched with her than with the Amazons. She throws her to Harukata, who impales her and sets her soul free. She then hears Morimoto's men arm themselves with bows and arrows, to which she quickly responds and catches two of them speeding towards her.