Vikings season 6B has finally appeared on Dec. 30 on Amazon Prime Video, and left a lot of questions going on including a number of scenarios that the main characters go through. One of them actually thinks they will meet a goddess at one time.
Spoiler warning: This article contains spoilers from ‘Vikings’]
Ivar and Hvitserk return to Kattegat
In season 6, fans will remember that Ivar (Alex Høgh Andersen) and Hvitserk (Marco Ilsø), along with Prince Oleg (Danila Kozlovsky). Russia invaded Scandinavia and during the first wave of fighting, Bjorn Ironside (Alexander Ludwig) is stabbed by what looks like Ivar (Even though he should be completely elsewhere at the time ). Although Bjorn dies, he first devises a plan to convince Russia that he is already dead. When they see him riding his horse, he is still alive and frightened. Bjorn is even killed by three arrows but is still gripping his sword. The Rus flee when the Vikings (who came to Bjorn’s aid) attack. Bjorn dies saving his country, and receives a grand funeral.
Ivar and Hvitserk return to Kyiv to help overthrow Oleg with Price Dir (Lenn Kudrjawizki) and Igor (Oran Glynn O’Donovan). Ivar pretends to kill his uncle Igor with an arrow, and he falls from a balcony and dies. Once Ivar is sure Igor is safe, the brothers choose to return to Kattegat. Surprisingly, King Harald (Peter Franzén) lets them stay, and he even makes the people believe about him. But at this stage, it is not clear what the brothers will do next.
Hvitserk thinks he will meet a goddess
Hvitserk takes the time for a blessing with Bjorn at his burial site. He talks to him about his past mistakes by drinking, skipping Ubbe (Jordan Patrick Smith) and killing Lagertha (Katheryn Winnick). He asks Bjorn to use a good word with the gods because he knows they are not his followers, and he thinks they are “despising him”.
A woman, who says her name is Idun, approaches Hvitserk, and asks him not to think “so immoral of the gods. She tells him that she knows “about” him, and that she will “spend tonight” with him. When they return to her place, Hvitserk tells her that he knows who she is.
“Idun,” says Hvitserk. “The goddess is blessed with everlasting youth. ”
When Hvitserk told her that Odin had to send her, she said, “I don’t work under orders. I have watched over you all your life, I have shared your joy, and your pain. So I decided to show you how you deserve it. ”
He asks her to stay with him, and she agrees, “but only until morning.” They proceed with a close encounter, and when Hvitserk wakes up the next morning, she is gone.
Based on everything she said and the fact that she had apples with her – in Scandinavian mythology, Idun gives apples to the other gods to keep them young – and the name is Idun on her, Hvitserk thinks he’s meeting a goddess. However, he will never see her again.
Hvitserk travels with Ivar back to Wessex, where he will stay. Ivar dies in a battle against King Alfred (Ferdia Walsh-Peelo) before telling Hvitserk thick to leave the fight. A Wessex soldier throws Ivar several times and apparently lets it happen. When he falls and injures his leg, he dies in Hvitserk’s arms.
Hvitserk decides to convert to Christianity, which may come as a surprise to some fans considering his upbringing and the fact that he believes he saw Idun back in Norway.