Halfdan the Black arrives in Kattegat. Floki reveals a secret to Finehair. Ragnar and Yidu become closer. Meanwhile Lagertha settles a score.



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King Ecbert, who feels he can't resist eternal damnation for his earthly realm, Aethelwuf, who realizes Judith's incestuous adultery resumed, and Kwindreth convince reluctant ally king Aella they must invade Mercia to take her throne back from an usurping loner war lord. Bjorn grows even more suspicious of 'king' Harold when his brother Halfdan arrives with a fleet to raid Paris and learns the usurper carried Horik's ring. Now Rollo is Ghisla's loving spouse, he takes charge of Paris's defense against his own people's next attack. The Paris count's ambitious deputy Roland and his sister convince the weak emperor that Odo's own ambition may turn him usurper. Earl Kalf proposes to Lagertha, but she chooses their wedding day to fatally stab him 'as promised'. Increasingly fixated on the freed Chinese, Ragnar confides into Yidu hat age worn off his raiding spirit and is told she's an imperial bastard by a concubine. Anslaugh's cripple son Ivar, whom Floki minded, seizes an ax when barely ... Written by KGF Vissers

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Historically King Harald was the son of Halfdan the Black. They are presented as brothers in this episode. See more »


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The Most boring episode in the Series
20 March 2016 | by (India) – See all my reviews

It took just 30 seconds of Lagertha magic to bring me back to life.. the rest of the episode was so boring , so talkative, so nothing that i actually had an afternoon siesta watching it.

The kid killing kid shot .. what was that about is the writer suggesting that FLokey trained the boy to be violent or are all Viking children born murderers ?

The entire personality of the series Vikings must be true to its origins.

The Chinese element can add a different training method where the Vikings learn of the art of war, which will help them overcome the French resistance.

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