In fact, they were at the front of the Greek battle lines on day one. D AJFixer , I'm talking legal definitions here, btw, and that might be some of the disconnect. Sam sipped the comforting warmth and thought about it. And then present his head to the council and proclaim "this scheming fucker was a weakling and not a Spartan, he was ready to sold us all out for his own gain. Shit, I bet he could have held off the Persian army and fucked some Greek dude's wife. They were too handsome themselves to dislike any woman for being so too, and were almost as much charmed as their brothers with her lively dark eye, clear brown complexion, and general prettiness. Which its revealed that a traitor was carrying evidence of his crimes. Here I blame the director, not Miller. The reason he took only and a large number of slaves to carry and care for their gear to the battle at the Hot Gates was because he knew it was essentially a suicide mission. The Captain refers to Ephialtes as a monster for having physical deformities. Leonidas is turned just in time as a huge battleaxe thrown by a massive, deformed man flies over his head, barely missing him. I generally don't shy from villains doing bad things, and I generally don't think of villains doing villainy as "glorifying" the villainy, especially when the hero wins anyway. Various bad attitudes are present, while a father sees his young adult son be killed in battle in a graphic fashion. First, she can't think of any other way to get Theron on her side or remove him from the equation than to invite him over for a private, um, tet-a-tet.