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The Borgias Season 3 Episode 9 “The Gunpowder Plot”

The Borgias Season 3 Episode 9 "The Gunpowder Plot" airs Sunday, June 9 at 10PM ET/PT on Showtime. Episode Synopsis: The Borgias Season 3 Episode 9 "The Gunpowder Plot" – Devastated by his betrayal by Pascal, Micheletto kills his lover and subsequently disappears. Devastated by the loss of his loyal lieutenant, Cesare races to Naples to rescue Lucrezia, but she has already escaped her captors – with the aid of a sleeping potion. Brother and sister are reunited on the road back to Rome, and are so overjoyed to see one another that Alfonso (Sebastian De Souza) begins to suspect that their relationship seems more than that of ordinary siblings. Back in Rome, Alfonso becomes sullen and almost abusive, drinking heavily. Alexander, meanwhile, has come up with another plan with his friend Mattai (Brendan Cowell): they scheme to corner the market in Italian sulphur, thus denying anyone else the ability to manufacture gunpowder. Still, Alexander does not trust Cesare, who quickly uncovers his father’s plot, but it is Mattai who persuades father and son to reconcile. in Naples, she is a hostage against any military moves against the Sforza family. READ MORE...

The Borgias 3.09 Sneak Peeks: Alfonso Begins to Suspect Cesare and Lucrezia

Lucrezia's return to Rome from her time in Naples should be a joyous occasion for all involved. Though it was the result of her own decision-making, the Borgia daughter had been held hostage by King Frederigo, used as a pawn to keep Alexander and Cesare from doing any further damage to the Sforza dynasty. It was the most perilous position she had found herself and should things have not turned out her way, the Borgia family could have been severely crippled by losing her, especially so soon after Juan's death. However, on the next episode of The Borgias, Lucrezia has used her knowledge of potions to escape her time as a prisoner and return to her loved ones. But will things be back to normal upon her arrival? READ MORE...