Vinland Saga Season 2 Episode 14 titled "Freedom," starts off with a bang. Gardar attempts to take his wife, Arnheid, but Snake immediately stops him. First Snake cuts the throat of his horse and grabs Arnheid from him. Einar rushes over to the commotion with his axe in hand, he's aware that Gardar is Arnheid's … Continue reading Vinland Saga Season 2, Episode 14: Even if you can wait, you will still get scars
In Vinland Saga Season 2, Episode 8, Thorfinn continues to suffer from nightmares haunted by the behavior from his youth. Thorfinn wakes and according to Einar he was "screaming more than usual," and uttered Askeladd's name. The following morning Einar and Thorfinn get to work on their farm. The retainers watch, jealous of their success. … Continue reading Vinland Saga Season 2, Episode 8: I don’t hate him anymore
Ketil's farm is besieged by a food theft in Vinland Saga Season 2, Episode 6, "Iron Fist Ketil." Fox and Snake have a difficult time determining the culprits due to the unclear evidence. Einar gets a chance to flirt with Arnheid. They discuss the fact that Sverkel has been helping Einar and Thorfinn, who's crop … Continue reading Vinland Saga Season 2, Episode 7: The Battlefield changes a man
In Vinland Saga Season 2 Episode 6, Einar and Thorfinn struggle to pull trees trunks from the roots. They stop to dig more and cut the roots. The amount of effort in only removing one tree trunk is too much. They need a horse. The retainers continue to hog the horses. Einar decides their only … Continue reading Vinland Saga Season 2, Episode 6: The most important man on the farm
When we were first introduced to Canute he was a mild mannered, feminine looking young man. He father wanted him dead so Canute wanted revenge. Askeladd decides to help him mature first by killing Ragnar, then by allowing himself to be "killed" by Canute's orders after assassinating Canute's father King Sweyn. In Vinland Saga Season … Continue reading Vinland Saga Season 2, Episode 5: Carve your path with blood and iron
Snake calls his subordinates "idiots," for their stupidity after attacking slaves. Suddenly, Snake gets serious and attacks Thorfinn with intent to kill. Thorfinn is triggered, instantly reminded of Askeladd, he reacts and delivers a swift kick that Snake blocks. Snake comments that it seems that Thorfinn's body wants him to live. As I've mentioned in … Continue reading Vinland Saga Season 2, Episode 4: Live and Do What?
Vinland Saga Season 2 Episode 3, "Snake," introduces use to the mercenaries and the leader "Snake." The episode opens with Olmar complaining that nobody understands him. Olmar thinks that "everyone is laughing inside at him." Olmar shows how privileged he is when he throws a tantrum claiming that he "wants to be killed," since he's … Continue reading Vinland Saga Season 2, Episode 3: Does anything good come from living?
It's been a few years since Vinland Saga's first season ended. I forgot how dark this series was. The first episode of Vinland Saga Season 2, opens in a more jovial manner. Einar, his mother, and sister are enjoying lunch. They mock Einar for his lack of fighting ability. He feels a need to protect … Continue reading Vinland Saga Season 2, Episode 1: Carve it into your enemies