THE KINDEST CUT
Many Romans felt the sting of Spartacus’s (Liam McIntyre) dagger during Vengeance and War of the Damned. Luckily for the actors playing those attempting to crush the slave rebellion, their mortal wounds were mitigated through a bit of visual effects magic. VIP Fan Auctions is now offering Spartacus fans an opportunity to own the Thracian’s famous screen-used dagger – as well as two special-effects versions of the blade (cut-off daggers to give the appearance of being plunged into the abdomen, throats and skulls of Spartacus’s enemies – by placing the winning bid. Click here to see photos of the visual-effects daggers created exclusively for the series by the Spartacus props department – and place your bid today.