Ragnar and Horik disagree on what to do with Jarl Borg, giving Borg hope for escape. Instead, Ecbert agrees to hand Ragnar over to King Aelle and arrange safe passage for Ivar to go home. I hated Aslaug for the last two seasons, but her death by an arrow to the back was unworthy. When they came back and found out that the guy had done all their women, they chopped off his leg. The man in the black cloak — an incarnation of the god — brings news of Ragnar's death to his sons. This is beyond all reasonable comprehension? Once the remaining ships arrive, the Vikings sail up river towards Paris. Let's see what season 3 brings.
Your turn ladies and gents, please sound off in the comments below. Also, the mysterious wanderer Harbard returns to Kattegat and causes a stir among the women. Sure we've seen the brothers come to blows many times, but I'm curious to find out how this latest battle will be different. In Francia they face a larger empire; while it would make sense to raid it's coasts and try to get land there as, historically, in Normandy going after the capital is high risk, low reward. Ragnar's line delivery at Bjorn's comment was amazing as well as his classic look of just total fury and Floki's face at seeing Rollo was so perfectly captured.
Hence, many people have predicted that Lagertha will die before the eighth episode of Vikings Season 6. That's really all there was to it. I started watching because from what I had seen of the trailer I was reminded of Pillars of the Earth. Although they had some nice scenery and costumes showing fjord, a long boat the classic Viking shield and axe. Ragnar will bring his unit to Frankia, which will ignite a battle between the two brothers, Rollo and Ragnar.
In Wessex, Ecbert returns after victory over Mercia, but tells Kwenthrith she is no longer Queen. I mean they can burn down the whole place and kill everyone, but Bjorn only learned of the Mideteranean from some old ass map. Meanwhile, Bjorn and Rollo reach Spain, and , as Halfdan and Harald start plotting to overthrow the Lothbroks as part of their conquest of all of Norway. Just before their wedding, Lagertha stabs and kills Kalf, and reclaims her status as Earl. Kalf invites Einar and his men to vote to exile Lagertha, then turns on them, killing the dissidents and allowing Lagertha to kill Einar. The acting,the writing,directing,the whole nine. Maybe Fimmel will get better rather than the wooden performance he has given thus far.
Before returning to Gisla and his children, Rollo offers land in to any norsemen willing to settle. The bishop Edmund refuses to abandon Ecbert. I also don't believe it has any real hallucinatory effects. The chief of the village asks a vote on the convicted and then asks this convict what type of execution to choose. A physical and intense character, with that spice of humor that is the viking trademark from the sagas. I have to agree on Ragnar. They'll just need to deliver a great take on what is already known.
We are getting a glimpse of a very unique, if savage way of life that helped shape Europe. I can't wait for the next episode! Especially the religion and gods. Ivar and Ubbe attempt to kill Lagertha, but are stopped by Bjorn, who makes clear that his brothers will have to kill him before Lagertha. Meanwhile in Kattegat, Aslaug sees Harbard with other women and is jealous. To gain his trust, Floki poisons Torstein, which gets Horik to reveal his plan to kill Ragnar and his family. Fury and hatred at his betrayal, and fear that their greatest warrior will be challenging them in battle. There will be no discussion of any spoilers.
Doesn't help that Ragnar kinda shamed Bjorn about being a bad father, not that I blame him for doing so. Plus, when he demanded some more medicine after the failed attack, she said something about him needing sleep. Back in Kattegat, Ragnar finds Ivar in the throne room and persuades Ivar to come with him to England. Future King Alfred's story promises to be absolutely riveting. Bad leadership Ragnar being out of his head with the drugs does not help.
He gives her his armring to show allegiance to her. After failing to sleep with her, he threatens to kill her but instead cries as she tells him that being Ragnar's son is more difficult than being a common man. The Vikings then harass the Saxons on the battlefield with archers hidden in the surrounding woods. Vikings follows the adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok, the greatest hero of his age. This season was produced by Keith Thompson for the first eight and for the last four episodes, and Sanne Wohlenberg for the ninth to sixteenth episodes.
I highly recommend this show, and I really hope they continue making this for several seasons. I really enjoyed this first episode. Imagine he produced lots of sons. I'm glad to see this series because too often of late, we are getting our history from film, not books, so perhaps a new generation can come to know this culture. Meanwhile during the Yol celebrations in Kattegat, King Harald Finehair arrives and declares that he wants to become King of all Norway. Ivar claims the title of king over Kattegat, while Ubbe sides with Lagertha against their alliance.