[WARNING: SPOILERS FORÂ VIKINGSÂ EPISODES]
Only two episodes left of HISTORY’s Vikings.
Ragnar has led another successful (and brutal) raid to England where they made off with 2000 pounds in silver and gold. However, there was some damage done. While King Aelle’s troops were obliterated by the Vikings, Ragnar did manage to trick Rollo into becoming a Christian. Floki isn’t letting Rollo forget that their gods might be angry by this act. Who knows what that means for Rollo’s future.
Back at home, Lagertha experienced a devastating loss when she miscarried. If you look at the synopsis for tonight’s episode, losing the baby will affect Lagertha and her husband in profound ways. After all, it was prophesied that Ragnar would have lots of sons. So far, there’s only Bjorn. Will she be able to get pregnant again? Here’s an inside look at Episode 7 — “A King’s Ransom”:
Synopsis for “Sacrifice”: The traditional pilgrimage to Uppsalla to thank the gods brings a torrent of emotions for Ragnar, Lagertha, and Athelstan. Ragnar, pulling farther away from his wife, goes to make peace with the death of his unborn son. Lagertha, still reeling from her miscarriage, wants to find out from the gods if more sons are in her future. As the Vikings come together to sacrifice and give thanks to their gods, Athelstan discovers just how strong his Christian faith still is.
Donal Logue guest stars in tonight’s episode as King Horik. Logue is, of course, known for his work on the big screen in movies like The Tao of Steve and Jerry Maguire. But his TV credits include starring in the FOX sitcom Grounded for Life and on the short-lived yet critically acclaimed FX series Terriers. He’s appeared on other shows that didn’t last long like NBC’s memorable drama Life and the ABC comedy Knights of Prosperity. He’s also done guest star stints on ER and Sons of Anarchy. Look for Logue to make an appearance in the Vikings season 1 finale. We’ve mentioned that it’s coming back for season 2, right?
Vikings airs Sundays at 10/9c on HISTORY.
PHOTOS from “Sacrifice”
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