Vikings: Season 1, Episode 8

Sacrifice (21 Apr. 2013)

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Ragnar, his family and others travel to Uppsala to pay homage to the gods. It's a trip they make every nine years and he invites Athelstan to accompany them. Ragnar is still having ... See full summary »

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Ragnar, his family and others travel to Uppsala to pay homage to the gods. It's a trip they make every nine years and he invites Athelstan to accompany them. Ragnar is still having difficulty accepting the loss of their baby and Lagertha worries if she will ever bear him another son. The drug, sex and alcohol-fueled festivities are a revelation to Athelstan who learns that there will also be animal and human sacrifice. He renounces his Christian faith but a priest tells him he is to be a sacrificed. He is spared but Ragnar's group must provide a substitute. King Horik welcomes Ragnar who pledges his fealty and his service. In return, he asks Horik to join forces with him so they can send bigger raiding parties to the west. Horik agrees but has a task for him. Written by garykmcd

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At least the Saxons got a rest.
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Ragnar and the crew head to Uppsala for the annual festival of sacrifice(s). Ragnar is mad at the gods for the death of his unborn son and one cannot help but feel sorry for the gods if Ragnar gets hold of them!

At Uppsala Ragnar meets the King and swears fealty to him, of course with that ever-present smirk that annoys to no end. I could not help but feel that the King was the underling here.

Rollo and his mistress have some words and we can see that he is going to have some kind of confrontation with Ragnar down the road as he bristles at having to take orders, etc.

We end with a sacrifice of animals and humans but I just could not seem to care at all. At least the Saxons got a week off from getting pummeled.


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