‘Vikings’: The Sentimental Gift [SPOILER] Was Given After Their Character Died in Season 6B

The last sections of Vikings has first appeared, and the series has come to an end. Amazon Prime Video released season 6B on Dec. 30, and some fans chose to watch the series abruptly. The fares of all the remaining sons of Ragnar Lothbrok (Travis Fimmel) have been decided, and we now have answers when it comes to their results.

[Spoiler alert: This article contains spoilers from ‘Vikings’]

Alexander Ludwig in 'Vikings'
Alexander Ludwig in ‘Vikings’ | Bernard Walsh / History / Networks A + E.

Did Bjorn Ironside die?

In the mid-season final of season 6 of Vikings, Russia invades Scandinavia with Prince Oleg (Danila Kozlovsky) at the helm. Ivar (Alex Høgh Andersen) has been with him, and together they try to take over. Bjorn Ironside (Alexander Ludwig), Ivar’s brother and Ragnar’s other son, fight with the rest of the Vikings in Scandinavia to save their homeland. However, when Bjorn fights on the beach, he is overwhelmed by what Ivar looks like (even though Ivar should have been somewhere else entirely at the time).

Fans were eagerly waiting to find out what happened to Bjorn. Did he survive? In July, a Vikings panel called A look back with the Lothbroks at San Diego Comic-Con @ Home 2020 kept the response. A snippet of season 6B was shown, and Bjorn is seen riding in front of the Russian army on his horse looking injured.

Experience of Bjorn’s life, at least for a while, gave fans hope for the new season. However, Bjorn won’t do it after that last look at his horse in the first episode of season 6B. After being stabbed, Bjorn is taken back to Kattegat badly injured. However, he gets a plan instead, and King Hakon (Mishaël Lopes Cardozo) has spread a rumor to Russia that Bjorn is already dead. Although Hakon is killed, the plan works. When Bjorn rides out on the horse alone full of weapons, he frightens the Russian, who thinks he is already dead.

Ganbataar (Andrei Claude), a captain in Oleg ‘s army, shoots Bjorn with three arrows, but miraculously he is still alive. He holds the Sword of Kings, and his army surrounds Russia. After the ensuing battle, Russia returned to Kyiv, but Bjorn died. He has given a great funeral, and his story is alive. He sacrifices himself for his people and will always be remembered for it.

The sentimental gift of Alexander Ludwig was given after the death of his character

Alexander Ludwig in 'Vikings'
Alexander Ludwig in ‘Vikings’ | Jonathan Hession / A + E Networks / History

Bjorn died, and some may think his story was a fitting ending. The actor who plays it, Alexander Ludwig spoke ET, and was asked what he had brought with him to remember Bjorn Ironside. Ludwig revealed that when the characters of the actors die on the set, they will receive a shield signed by the team and the entire team. But he also received another sentimental gift that went with it.

“And Michael also gave me a gift with the producers, Sword of the Kings,” said Ludwig, referring to the creator, Michael Hirst. “He said, ‘Bjorn Ironside’ in a Viking engraved in the sword. So I have that, and that was an amazing gift. ”

Fans will remember that the Sword of Kings is a special sword that was once owned by King Horik (Donal Logue), but which was adopted by Bjorn’s father when he killed Horik and became the king. It is the sword of the king, and it has many meanings. It is a very sentimental gift considering the importance of the sword in the series.

However, that’s not all Ludwig left with him before he left the set. Fans can remember cabers being used in the back of the row and on wall displays. Ludwig wanted to bring one back home with him, but he got a little push back first. But he finally got permission to take them. They were transported home from Ireland to the United States for him in a box.

“And then the only thing I stole was, we all have those amazing cabers in place,” Ludwig said. “And I had to decorate an apartment and I like that country feel, I’m a country boy at heart. And I went to one of the props guys and I was like, ‘Dude, I got to take this home with me. ‘And it was like,’ No, you are not. ‘ And I was just taking it off the wall and I was like, ‘I’m taking this home with me,’ and I started walking off a set. I’m like, ‘Guys, I really, want to take those home with me. We’ve got like, 500 of them. ‘And they were like,’ Okay, we’re going to pick up a box for you and send them home for you. ‘So they sent me home those beautiful antlers and I got that too.

Ludwig has many pieces to remember his time Vikings. While Bjorn Ironside’s tour is over, fans can still recapture the series and relive every minute of King Kattegat’s journey to legend.

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