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The fun in this episode is to see Xena and Autolycus try to get the better of each other. We have not seen too many people get the better of Xena, but Bruce Campbell and Lucy Lawless make quite a team. Autolycus introduces Xena not as his assistant, but as his concubine, and forces her into another exotic dance of the three veils! The scenes between the two are all a joy and it would take too long to list them all, but I especially liked the toss up to see who got the bed and Xena`s dancing. A good story and excellent script. Bruce Campbell is so funny and stylish as the King of Thieves. Even the real Sinteres is quite amusing with his prancing about. The weapon is a steal from Raiders of the Lost Ark - guess what it is and who it doesn`t kill? A Gabrielle-lite episode, but a really good one.
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