Vikings (History Channel) Episode 7 “A King’s Ransom” – Three Viking ships sail upriver towards the very heart of power in eastern England: the Royal Villa of King Aelle. Ragnar Lothbrok has come looking for ransom in exchange for peace. However, King Aelle has a different plan in mind for these northern heathens.
Vikings: The Real Vikings (by historychannel)
Which is not to say that I don’t love the show! I do. But in real life, I might not have enjoyed a chance viking encounter, holding as I do to a somewhat higher standard of respect for women).
I want to be a viking woman: kickass and girly! But I have mixed feelings about the numbers. The hot warrior-to-shield maiden ratio is like 100:1. For Saturday nights in the thatched roof village pubs, it could be kind of awesome (provided the warriors remember to be proper gentlemen); but for everything else, the women seem a bit underrepresented.
When Bad Guys Are Hot
(Yes, I know Rollo is a very bad man with the moral compass of a shark and the brain of a lemming, but the actor is handsome.)