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One of the Rebels being Carnificina.

Carnificina is a Roman punishment meaning execution in Latin.

War of the DamnedEdit

In Spoils of War, the rebels captured are each executed. One is seen being ripped apart and his arm is pulled off, and two others are executed at once, each wearing a helmet and having their heads beaten in with hammers.


  • Relating to the Carnificina, a Carnifex was a professional torturer and executioner of slaves and common criminals in ancient Roman society. It is derived from the words Carnis, or flesh, and Facio, or 'to make'. In other words; butcher. The nature of the Carnifex's job was considered lowly and spiritually impure, and Carnifices (plural) were often reviled, though, their profession was considered necessary in society.

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