One of the most memorable aspects of 's 300 was the larger-than-life performance of as Persian god-king Xerxes. These latest images from the sequel, 's 300: Rise of an Empire, reveal, among other things, a decidedly different view of Xerxes; a pre-glam view. We see him cradling a fallen soldier...yup, that's Santoro. Is he holding a comrade in arms? His father?
Take a look at the images below and let us know what you think. And feel free to check out the many other images from this recent batch offered by IGN.