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The Confession

Season 2, Episode 10 - Air Date: 6/17/2012
From Showtime: Tragic news for the Borgia family is followed by a shocking revelation from Cesare.
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World of Wonders

Season 2, Episode 9 - Air Date: 6/10/2012
From Showtime: It's Easter and Alexander makes plans for a celebration to end his pious fast even as Della Rovere's assassin ascends to the position of the Pope's taster; Lucrezia's lover asks for her hand in marriage but her father dismisses him and his request; Juan's wild behavior threatens the life of Lucrezia's child, forcing Cesare to make a chilling decision about his brother.
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Truth and Lies

Season 2, Episode 8 - Air Date: 6/3/2012
From Showtime: Lucrezia takes an interest in her intended husband's brother.
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The Siege at Forli

Season 2, Episode 7 - Air Date: 5/20/2012
From Showtime: Impressed by Juan's triumphant return from Spain with General Don Hernando at his side, Alexander sends his son to lay siege to the castle of Catherina Sforza's castle, but a surprising turn of events reveals Juan's cowardice; Lucrezia purposely scuttles a scheme to marry her off to a rich Genovese merchant; Savonarola's forces conduct the infamous "Bonfire of the Vanities.
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Day of Ashes

Season 2, Episode 6 - Air Date: 5/13/2012
From Showtime: Convinced that a destructive lightning strike on St. Peter's Basilica during a mass was a sign of God's disapproval, Alexander begins a Lenten fast; Cesare tries to prove his worth as a military commander with a raid to steal Medici gold; the Pope pressures the reluctant Lucrezia to enter another politically advantageous marriage.
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The Choice

Season 2, Episode 5 - Air Date: 5/6/2012
From Showtime: Cesare recruits a band of mercenaries with the help of Micheletto to seek revenge on the retreating French troops for burning the nunnery where his beloved Ursula lived; the Pope forges more strategic alliances and enriches himself in the bargain; Lucrezia joins Giulia's quest to aid Rome's poor.
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Stray Dogs

Season 2, Episode 4 - Air Date: 4/29/2012
From Showtime: Cesare recruits a band of mercenaries with the help of Micheletto to seek revenge on the retreating French troops for burning the nunnery where his beloved Ursula lived; the Pope forges more strategic alliances and enriches himself in the bargain; Lucrezia joins Giulia's quest to aid Rome's poor.
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The Beautiful Deception

Season 2, Episode 3 - Air Date: 4/22/2012
From Showtime: Alexander VI refuses to allow a Catholic burial for Paolo, despite his doubts about the stable boy's suicide, causing Lucrezia to embark on a hunger strike that threatens the life of her infant son; the French army heads back to Rome, allied with Sforza; Della Rovere slips back into the city unnoticed to launch a plot against the Pope's life.
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Paolo

Season 2, Episode 2 - Air Date: 4/15/2012
From Showtime: The stable boy who fathered Lucrezia's child travels to Rome to rendezvous with her but suffers an unfortunate fate at the hands of Juan; the Pope's lovers Giulia and Vittoria take him in disguise on a revelatory tour of Rome's indigent.
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The Borgia Bull

Season 2, Episode 1 - Air Date: 4/8/2012
From Showtime: In the Season 2 premiere, Pope Alexander VI takes a new lover and throws a grand, pagan fete for the citizens of Rome when a cache of ancient artifacts is discovered; the rivalry between brothers Cesare and Juan spills into the streets; Lucrezia tends to her newborn child; now a pastoral priest once again, Della Rovere narrowly escapes an assassination attempt.

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