There is a flip side to this. The incessant ranting has stirred up the hornets nest.
I believe the belligerent has drawn out the inner beast within "The Spider." Expect a show of epic proportions folks.
Marcus Aurelius: Tell me again, Maximus, why are we here?
Maximus: For the glory of the Empire, sire.
Baked, not fried... the healthy choice.