Hercules and a female blacksmith, Atalanta, fight Ares, God of War, to prevent him from recruit an army among children and teenagers.


Harley Cokeliss


Christian Williams (created by), Steve Roberts




Episode cast overview:
Kevin Sorbo ... Hercules
Corinna Everson ... Atalanta (as Cory Everson)
Marise Wipani ... Janista
Peter Malloch Peter Malloch ... Titus
Callum Stembridge Callum Stembridge ... Aurelius
Taungaroa Emile ... Ximenos
Peter Muller Peter Muller ... Fallen Soldier
Mark Newnham Mark Newnham ... Ares
Al Chalk ... Voice of Ares (voice)
Kelson Henderson ... Kid #1
Nick Clark Nick Clark ... Kid #2
Rebecca Hobbs ... Woman #1
Rebekah Mercer Rebekah Mercer ... Woman #2


The dying warrior Gregor gets Hercules's promise to give his wife Janista and teenage son Titus in Fallia a jewel and sword, and tell Titus the art of war is not about killing but defending the innocent. When Titus and his young village friend Ximenos go stag-hunting, a Trojan war-veteran in Ares's service hands the kids heavy clubs to duel 'to the death'; in fact they run but Ximenos is recruited for the god's bloodthirsty troop after a ritual brand mark on the arm. Janista is embarrassed to receive the son of Zeus in her shambled home, but he even helps her fix the roof. The female blacksmith Atalanta then challenges and beats Hercules at arm wrestling but while forging is magically branded by Ares and makes weapons for his bloodthirsty troop in a semi-conscious trance, then reports to Hercules there were mysterious killings in neighboring villages. Hercules finds Hera's nearest temple empty except for a war god-symbol. When Titus chickens out of joining, captain Aurelius invokes ... Written by KGF Vissers

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According to Greek Mythology Atalanta was a female warrior who was an Argonaut with Jason who went in search for the Golden Fleece. See more »


Voice of AresAres: Time to die, little brother.
Hercules: I hate my family.
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Release Date:

13 February 1995 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

New Zealand

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Renaissance Pictures See more »
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