'Vikings' season 5 episode 9: Ivar continues the war

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‘Vikings’ season 5 - Ivar the Boneless - Alex Høgh Andersen
Alex Høgh Andersen plays Ivar the Boneless on ‘Vikings’ season 5. Instagram/Alex Høgh Andersen

The war is not yet over, and Ivar (Alex Høgh Andersen) will continue to pose a big threat to Kattegat in “Vikings” season 5 episode 9. A preview video shows Bjorn (Alexander Ludwig) attempting to prevent further bloodshed. Meanwhile, Floki (Gustaf Skarsgård) will face violence in the Land of the Gods.

There was no conclusive winner in the battle between the two armies, even though Lagertha’s (Katheryn Winnick) forces had the upper hand. A preview video of next episode posted on YouTube shows Ivar and King Harald (Peter Franzén) standing together and watching their army.

Bjorn is concerned that Ragnar’s (Travis Fimmel) dream will be ruined if Ivar wins. Bjorn will speak with his brother once again and advised him not to continue with the war, one that has already claimed the lives of many people.

Ivar refuses to budge, and instead accuses of Bjorn of being afraid. The war will continue despite the best peace efforts.

Since they can’t win using brute force, they will have to use cunning strategy to take over Kattegat. A course of action that Ivar proposes is unacceptable to King Harald. Will they use unethical means to defeat Lagertha?

Bishop Heahmund (Jonathan Rhys Meyers) is still alive, thanks to Lagertha. In the preview video, the warrior monk sees himself as an equal to the queen. A few stills from next episode posted on YouTube shows Lagertha giving Heahmund a sword. Will the queen ask him to join her forces?

Meanwhile, Floki will face violence while building a temple for the gods. There is one man sceptical of this whole endeavour right from the start. Now, the friction will turn into a full-blown conflict.