English Kings Ecbert and Aelle score their first victory against the Northmen. However, in the aftermath a peace treaty is struck and Ragnar finally gets some farm land. Elsewhere, Aslaug grants slave girl Porunn her freedom.
Ragnar: So have you returned to your faith, renounced ours? Athelstan: I wish it was so simple. In the gentle fall of rain from Heaven I hear my God. But in the thunder I still hear Thor. That is my agony. Ragnar: I hope that some day our Gods can become friends.