Prince Aethelwulf finds himself subject to the Vikings’ battle master plan; Ecbert remains behind with a plan of his own.
The Viking army causes panic in the English countryside as King Ecbert and Aethelwulf plan the defense of the
Ragnar’s plan comes to fruition; the Viking army lands on the coast of Northumbria.
The Viking Army begins to gather in Kattegat. Lagertha must remain vigilant in the absence of her son Bjorn.
King Aelle can’t hide his pleasure when Ragnar arrives in a cage and shows him no mercy.
Lagertha attempts to fulfill a long-held ambition; Ragnar negotiates an unexpected concession from King Ecbert.
Ragnar and Ivar face a difficult decision in regards to their crew; Bjorn has an unexpected reunion.
Ragnar seeks to equip his voyage to Wessex, even while being warned that the gods have deserted him. Bjorn prepares to fulfill his dream of exploring the Mediterranean.
Ragnar has returned to Kattegat where he devises a plan to return to Wessex to right past wrongs.