Alfred chooses to leave judgement of Heahmund to God, to the dismay of his nobles. In Wessex, King Alfred Ferdia Walsh-Peelo reveals an enormous Viking military is heading in the direction of them, led by King Harald; he tells Ubbe, Bjorn, Lagertha, Torvi Georgia Hirst and Bishop Heahmund Jonathan Rhys Meyers they may battle alongside Aethelred Darren Cahill and in the event that they refuse, they are going to be killed. In an interview with the show creator teased that Ubbe will be deeply affected by tales of Floki, and in Season 6, Ubbe will be obsessed with finding this mythic land. Meanwhile, Bishop Heahmund arrives at King Ecbert's villa, celebrates the late sovereign's funeral, and begins rebuilding the place. During her time there Judith finds Lagertha, being held captive by the wise woman. He returns to their home where Freydis reveals hunters have found part of their son, saying he was eaten by foxes, wondering if he was eaten alive.
Meanwhile, in Kattegat, Ubbe agrees to ally with Lagertha against both Ivar and Harald. Just as she expected, she died towards the beginning of this episode. Later Magnus arrives to join Harald, inadvertedly alerting him that Ubbe and Alfred have set a trap. Bjorn wants to prove himself by surviving deep in the wilderness. In England, the Saxons have retreated; Alfred swears at Ecbert's grave to pursue the former King's vision of uniting the country. Ivar returns to meet Harald, and makes an alliance with him; they plan to attack Kattegat in two months' time.
As the ships approach the forts, Rollo orders the Franks to raise a metal chain between them, which capsizes some ships. Lagertha refuses to kill Heahmund and orders that his life be saved. He proposes an alliance with her through marriage, but she refuses and rapes him. Athelwulf confronts Ecbert about his affair with Judith and questions Ecbert's love for him and his ability as a king. Magnus leaves when the one one who believes him is Bjorn. The son of Ragnar remains firm, though, and it seems like Olaf will too. Freydis goes to Hvitserk and tells him that Ivar burned Thora alive and killed her baby.
Rollo is greeted by Charles and Gisla, and acclaimed by Paris. Hvitserk confronts her as she reveals Thora Eve Connolly is dead when Ivar burned her alive along with many others. She is also having sorts of visions and flashbacks. Of the kings, two agree to this deal. Initially, Hvitserk is questioned by a dwarf. Eyvid tries to argue to stay, even threatening to fight Floki.
While he is there, he discovers a cave and. He insists they stay inside as they are there to set them free. She poisons him to death. The vikings are driven back, but not before Gunnhild kills a wounded Heahmund and injures Bjorn, before being taken captive. Floki presents Ivar with a which will enable him to lead troops in combat. Kjetill decides to lead a rescue expedition. While Floki is held at knifepoint, Kjetill and Frodi massacre them.
He talks about their plan to go after York, he was expecting a great army with Hvitserk and King Harald but unfortunately, they are not there, so things have changed. 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. Hvitserk and his group try to flank, but are ambushed in the forest by the Sami. Ivar is adamant that this is Lagatha, but the people around him know the truth. Lagertha kneels to the ground and whispers to Ragnar that his dream has been achieved. Meanwhile, Alfred grants the Norsemen East Anglia; Bjorn is unhappy about Ubbe and Torvi's conversion to Christianity. Ubbe fights King Frodo and wins, but is badly injured.
Ubbe challenges him to single combat but viewers will have to tune into Episode 19 of Vikings to find out what happens between Ubbe and Frodo. Cuthred's spies discover Lagertha and Heahmund's affair. Aethelred is instructed by the conspiring nobles to assassinate Alfred, but when the moment comes, finds himself unable to perform the deed. She passed out and the old lady found her and nursed her back to health. Harald and Halfdan take their French prisoners and burn them alive, cheered on by Erlendur.
Lagertha walks into the church as Torvi returns to check on Ubbe. Vikings A Simple Story Recap Season 5 Episode 9 — As Vikings, Season 5, Episode 9, begins, Heahmund, now the captive of Lagertha, is adjusting to his new circumstance. With Aethelred at her aspect, he says Alfred has suffered these assaults earlier than and has survived. Be sure to tell us in the comment section below! Judith says she utterly understands however certainly they will see Alfred is ever robust and in the event that they care about Wessex and England, they need to care about Alfred. Aethelwulf seemingly accepts their offer, but Heahmund arranges to have the brothers humiliated.
Meanwhile during the Yol celebrations in Kattegat, King Harald Finehair arrives and declares that he wants to become King of all Norway. Instead, Ivar chooses to leave the child out, exposed to the elements. The massive storm hits, destroying some of their ships. In Floki's colony, Thor's temple is completed, but set afire and destroyed. Harald's army, cut off by a fire started by Ubbe, charges the English.
In an argument over what action to take next, Sigurd starts to insult Ivar and mock his impotence, and Ivar then kills Sigurd by throwing an axe. She confronts Aethelred, who says that loyalty to Alfred prevented him from leading the conspiracy. Some blame Ragnar for their misfortune. He nearly chokes her to death but there must be some love in his dark heart because he spares her. November 2017 — January 2019. Harald kills his brother Halfdan.