VIKINGS — Season 3, Episode 5

The usual warning — This is not a review, just some random thoughts. But there are some spoilers.

We learn that King Ecbert’s plan (apparently) was to have his son decimate the Vikings’ settlement in Wessex.  I did not like this twist.  What happened to the pragmatic Ecbert who told King Aelee last season that they needed to reach some accommodation with the Vikings, otherwise the Vikings would return with a larger force seeking vengeance and the English would be subjected to ongoing raiding? Continue reading