|Season 1, Episode 19|
|Series||Xena: Warrior Princess|
|Air date||2 Apr 1996|
|Written by||Chris Manheim|
|Directed by||Michael Levine|
|The Prodigal||Ties That Bind|
|Xena: Warrior Princess episodes|
Xena and Gabrielle encounter a young boy fleeing from his father's kingdom because they want to sacrifice him. They keep him safe while Xena investigates. His father is very religious and obeys the voice of his God. But his God insists upon the death of the child.