Lock Your Shields

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Obamacus

Anyone here been in the army?
No.
Yes.
I served with you at Vindobona.
You can help me.
Whatever comes out of these gates, we’ve got a better chance of survival if we work together.
Do you understand?
If we stay together, we survive.
I’m pleased to bring you the legionnaires of Scipio Africanus!
To the death!
Kill! Kill! Kill! Kill!
Stay close!
Come together!
Staggered columns!
Staggered columns!
Soon all your men will be slain.
You don’t have a chance!
Lock your shields! Stay as one!
As one! As one!
Hold!
Hold!
As one!
As one!
Well done!
Hyah! Hyah!

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3 Responses to Lock Your Shields

  1. Eric Simpson says:

    That was a moving scene in Gladiator. The words were spoken before a coliseum battle, where a group of “convict” gladiators (“led” by Maximus [Russell Crowe]) were consigned to almost certain death (surprise!). Maybe Steven means for the words of the besieged gladiators to represent Republicans today (if we stay together, we survive…)? Ok, I’ve dug up the scene where the above words are spoken by Crowe:

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