Ragnar attempts to lead his forces on a second raid of Paris - with Rollo defiantly standing in his way.
Warning: Full spoilers for the episode below.
A massive, devastating Vikings this week with "The Profit and the Loss," as a drug-addled, red-mouthed Ragnar led his forces right into Rollo's capable clutches, with disastrous results.
Adding to the suspense of the thrilling opening 20-minute sequence of mass death and capsized boats was the fact that we, the audience, knew about the river chain. Not that we couldn't assume Ragnar's plan was doomed from the start, but the chain between the forts was always there to be the final, crushing ruiner of Ragnar's second Paris raid. So while Lagertha faced serious opposition in the form of tall grass and crossbows, causing her to fail at her attack on the fort, the chain was going to still upend everything in the end. It all played out rather brutally, and in a very exciting way.
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