‘Vikings’: Why Lagertha Chooses Revenge After so Many Years

by Jeremy Spirogis
Katheryn Winnick

Lagertha (Katheryn Winnick) performs fake properly together with her enemies on the hit sequence Vikings. She deliberate her revenge to take again her residence of Kattegat for years, and she or he waits till the correct time to strike. Read on to study why she selected revenge after so a few years. There are spoilers forward for Vikings.

Lagertha by no means forgives Aslaug for what she did

Katheryn Winnick
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Lagertha was the primary spouse of Ragnar Lothbrok (Travis
Fimmel). She suffers a miscarriage and consequently, Ragnar decides to cheat on
her the primary alternative he will get with Aslaug (Alyssa Sutherland). Aslaug finally ends up
pregnant along with his baby and he can’t flip her away.

Lagertha leaves and divorces Ragnar when he suggests they
have a wedding between all three of them. Luckily, Lagertha lands on her ft,
however she by no means forgets what Aslaug did. She appears to have taken all of it out on Aslaug
and insists that Ragnar was “bewitched” by her.

Lagertha takes again her residence

Lagertha has been planning to take again her residence of Kattegat for a very long time. She even tells Aslaug that she might by no means forgive her for what she’s achieved. When the chance arises, Lagertha assaults Kattegat and takes again her place as Queen.

Lagertha acts like she’s going to let Aslaug stay to see one other day as she turns to depart. As she walks away, Lagertha takes an arrow and shoots Aslaug within the again. She provides her a becoming funeral celebrating her life as Queen of Kattegat even after all the pieces that occurred between them.

Why Lagertha chooses revenge

Lagertha isn’t the kind to only stand by and take it. She’s confirmed that point and time once more. She might look docile, however she’s removed from it. She is aware of methods to maintain a grudge and watch for the correct second to get revenge. She takes again her residence of Kattegat that she deserves after a few years of cautious preparation.

Lagertha was by no means going to let Aslaug have Kattegat, not less than not for lengthy. She takes it again and makes it a greater place. Even although she has the chance and means to kill Aslaug’s sons, she chooses to not as a result of they’re the sons of Ragnar. Her downside was with Aslaug and nobody else.

Even although Ragnar is the one who cheated on Lagertha, she
appears to have forgiven him somewhat simply as a result of she was at all times nonetheless in love
with him. It’s simpler for her to seek out the fault within the girl who took her place
as an alternative.

Everyone appears pleased that Lagertha turns into the Queen of
Kattegat, apart from the sons of Aslaug and Ragnar after all. All the ache and
betrayal appears price it ultimately when Lagertha takes her rightful place as Queen.
She had to decide on revenge to make sense of all the pieces that occurred to her.

By killing Aslaug and taking again her residence, Lagertha
fulfilled the Seer’s (John Kavanagh) prophecy {that a} girl would rule Kattegat.

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