Season 1: Episode 5 “Raid”
In the Great Hall of Kattegat, a seer reads Earl Haraldson’s future and tells him that Ragnar Lothbrok searches for his death. The unanswerable question is whom do the gods favor more? As a man willing to defend his power and status to the death, Haraldson intends to take precautionary measures. Ragnar, his home and farm burned by the Earl, is hurt but hidden safely away. He must now choose the path that will lead him back to his freedom.
Inside Look: Vikings Episode 5
Writer and Executive Producer Michael Hirst discusses the earl’s latest tactics to discredit Ragnar and Ragnar’s brush with death.