You guys have some good theories. I just like to enjoy the show as it goes and not think about these plot points too much. Here's the problem though.
All I want to say is that Patrick aka Harry Potter has been one of the creepiest zombies up to date. That whole scene was really well done. Actually I just thought of something.
Wow I just read the rest of the comic synopsis.
Marcus Aurelius: Tell me again, Maximus, why are we here?
Maximus: For the glory of the Empire, sire.
Baked, not fried... the healthy choice.