ROLLING THUNDER

As the exiled tyrant Ivar “The Boneless” Ragnarsson (Alex Hogh Andersen) and his bodyguard Vigrid make their way down the Silk Road in the Vikings sixth-season premiere, their fortunes soon take vastly different paths. Unlike the poor blacksmith, however, the chariot in which he pulled…

RANGAR RISES

Rumors the third-season death of Ragnar Lothbrok (Travis Fimmel) were greatly exaggerated. Sure, Ragnar was legendary as a fierce fighter and brilliant strategist – and his eventual demise was inevitable – but if anyone wins while on death’s door, it’s king of the Northmen. In the…

WARRIOR MONK

Raised in a Christian monastery and assimilated into the Viking culture, the monk Athelstan (George Blagden) straddles two vastly different worlds – and he was literally crucified for it (pictured) in one of the most brutal scenes on The History Channel epic Vikings. Ultimately, Athelstan’s…

DEEP BLUE

A forlorn Judith (Jennie Jacques) is found during the fifth-season Vikings episode “Baldur” painting a portrait of Mary and the Christ child as she explains how blue is the most expensive of all the pigments, which is why it is reserved for the Virgin Mary. It’s…