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Cesare (Francois Arnaud) and Lucrezia (Holliday Grainger) love each other in but the delicate dance between Cesare and Lucrezia Borgia finally ended "I think they also both tried to have romantic relationships with other. Marriage, Borgia Relationships - THE BORGIAS wiki = Friends . Cesare and Lucrezia are the closest of all the Borgia children. They care for. She is the sister of Cesare Borgia, Juan Borgia and. to resume a "normal" relationship (episodes 5, 7 and 8), Cesare and Lucrezia are more related than ever.
Most of the time he is arrogant, serious and without mercy. At other times he is temperate and compassionate. He holds quite a disturbing love for his sister, Lucrezia. He is characterized by great intelligence, sharp wit, and high self-esteem.
Overall he is an even more cunning leader than his father, but his greatest weakness is that he lacks Rodrigo's great patience. Cesare is also a brilliant tactician, warrior, and manipulator, which makes him more suitable for the position of the Captain General of the papal army than Juan. His awareness of his superiority over his brother, makes Cesare bitter towards both his father and Juan for the post he has to hold.
Relationships Edit Lucrezia Borgia - Cesare's only sister, whom he dearly loves. It appears that she is the only person who can bring out Cesare's softer side and who he is completely and constantly loyal to. His attachment leads to an incestous relationship in Season 3. And that's what love can be.
Did you talk about how you would play those scenes specifically? Well, yes and no. We had so many versions of that script actually because they kept rewriting it. They were never happy with it.
It was always too early or too late. They played around with it a lot before finding the right balance of what felt right after three years of [the characters] desperately wanting each other. Cesare seems unhappy afterward. It seems like he really regrets it. It's definitely eating him. There are different kinds of love and when you love someone as much as Cesare loves Lucrezia, you want to possess her but you wish her happiness more than yours.
And I think Cesare has many doubts about what's better for her. I'm sure, for himself, he enjoyed the whole thing. But I think for her especially he feels like he should be the bigger man. He should lead her the right way. And he probably feels that he failed her in a way. And what do I blame for this? The problem is that this will make people believe the rumours are true and will just mean that the propaganda keeps being passed around — the vilification of this family needs to stop.
The answer is really very simple. Annulment proceedings began and of course, Giovanni Sforza refused.
Francois Arnaud talks sibling love in 'The Borgias' - RedEye Chicago
Lucrezia was sent to a convent, and it is said that Giovanni begged the Pope to have his wife returned to him. Alexander refused on the basis that the marriage had never been consummated. And that the only reason the Pope wanted the marriage annulled was so he could have her to himself.
Because he wanted her for himself.