Vikings Season 4 Episode 16 showed King Ecbert preparing Ragnar Lothbrok’s sons for an epic battle. The loss of his offsprings from a sudden and tragic death must be a shocker to the avid viewers.
Those who were not able to watch the episode with the title Crossings might want to know what happened. Indeed, below is the short synopsis of the previous chapter.
“Bjorn’s fleet sails onward and launches a surprise attack; back in Kattegat, Lagertha continues in her quest for power.”
With Ragnar’s death, his physical body may be gone; but his spirit still haunts the characters in the upcoming episodes. According to TV Fanatic, Lagertha was the least to believe his passing until she accepted it. Still coping up with the death of her love, the latter needs to stand up and carry the burden of ruling. She told Astrid that Ragnar might be watching or guiding her.
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Furthermore, other events on Vikings Season 4 Episode 16 revealed that King Ecbert feels the need to train Ragnar’s sons for vengeance after admitting that he trusted him after all. In a new scene, the new Queen Lagertha entered the great hall. Everyone applauded except for Ubbe and Sigurd.
The Queen assured her people that her reign will be beneficiary to everyone. She is planning to uplift the trading capacity of Kattegat but everyone must help her. However, Ivar arrived, seeking justice for his mother’s death. He asked for a one-on-one combat but she refused, explaining that her fate is sealed anyway.
As for Bjorn’s journey, he told his men that they are already in the Mediterranean, far from anyone’s expectations. He and Hvitserk heard Ragnar’s voice. Then, they watch the ravens circle a man before announcing his father’s death. The voice of the demised King is heard again.
“I shall not enter Odin’s hall with fear. I shall wait for my sons to join me and when they do I will bask in their tales of lorn. My death comes without apology and I welcome the Valkyries to summon me home,” read the bits by bits of Vikings Season 4 Episode 16 recap via AV Club.
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