In Kattegat, the Seer calls Margrethe's ambitions mad and predicts that she will never be queen of Kattegat, this dissuading her to murder Bjorn's sons. As Ivar and Harald's troops battle Bjorn and Lagertha's, Hvitserk remembers Ivar accusing him of regret for his defection. Hvitserk faces Ubbe on the battlefield, who can't hurt his weaker brother. Hvitserk kills Guthrum, Svase and Bjorn's Sami wife Snaefrid are slain by Harald's warriors. Astrid gets initially reluctant ex Lagertha to kill her. Harald regretfully slays his 'life-satisfied' brother Halfdan. As Ivar calls the Frankish reserves onto the field, Lagertha and Bjorn retreat. offers to make Eyvind lawgiver, in exchange for not starting a blood feud as revenge for Bul's death, but even the women can't get over vindictive blood-thirst. When Thorgrim is found dead, Floki proposes himself to be sacrificed to the gods. Preparing to leave Kattegat, Bjorn finds Lagertha broken with her hair turned white. In Iceland. Floki Rollo ...
Did You Know?
Halfdan the Black (Old Norse: Halfdanr Svarti) was a ninth-century king of Vestfold, which now comprises current capital Oslo and surrounding areas. He was the father of Harald Fairhair, the first king of a unified Norway. In this show the two are brothers. His name was given to him because of his black hair, which was (and is) very uncommon for Norwegians. See more
In the first battle scene, the bowman are shown pulling the bowstring back to the nose, as is done today. However, a Viking bow takes 100-130 pounds of force to draw back the string. Documents show Viking bowman depicted drawing the string back only to their chests, not the chin or nose. Vikings could fire their arrows more than 200 meters. See more
If I Had a Heart
Written by Karin Dreijer
(as Karin Dreijer Andersson)
Performed by Karin Dreijer
(as Fever Ray)
Courtesy of Mute and Rabid Records See more