The Plague

November 2018

Season 1 Episode 1 - The Word

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Mateo is a Holy Inquisition outlaw who returns to Seville five years after fleeing, in order to honor a promise – to rescue Valerio Huertas, the bastard son of his friend Germán Larrea, who died while he was away. To avoid being spotted by the Holy Office, Mateo hides in the house of his former partner in crime Luis de Zúñ...

Season 1 Episode 3 - The Printer

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The dead body of another woman appears in the harbor of the city. It is Lucina Utrera, the daughter of Captain Utrera. Like Azuaga, she was impaled and drained of blood. Mateo discovers that the two murders have links with his old printer's. His sleeplessness and his sinister hallucinations take a turn for the worse. Teres...

Season 1 Episode 4 - The Slave

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The plague devastates the city. Mateo and Valerio find the missing lover of Ignacio Azuaga, Carmen Gálvez, who confirms to them that Ledesma, the Protestants' secret leader, seems to be behind all the murders. In his attempt to keep the harbor open, Zúñiga manages to become a member of the Council of the Twenty-Four. Eugen...

Season 1 Episode 5 - The Son

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Mateo and Valerio exhume Germán's corpse and corroborate he was also murdered by Ledesma. Zúñiga takes advantage of the plague, the famine and the popular uprisings to negotiate with the Assistant and persuade him to open the city's harbor to allow the fleet from America to unload the shipments. The Council closes down Ter...

Season 1 Episode 6 - The New World

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The epidemic starts to decline. Inquisitor General Celso de Guevara hands Mateo the bull granting his freedom, thereby settling the case. As a result of Mateo's investigation, Zúñiga is arrested for collaborating with Protestants and sentenced by the Inquisition to burn at the stake in a spectacular auto-da-fé, which the I...