Sneak Peek footage and new banner posters, showcasing the second season of the dramatic series "Vikings", written and created by Michael Hirst for the television channel History, debuting February 27, 2014:
"...the first season portrays 'Ragnar' (Travis Fimmel) as a young Viking warrior who longs to discover civilizations across the seas. With his friend, the gifted craftsman 'Floki' (Gustaf Skarsg rd), he builds a new generation of faster longships and challenges the local ruler, 'Earl Haraldson' (Gabriel Byrne), a man of little vision, to allow raids into unexplored North East England.
"He is supported by his brother 'Rollo' (Clive Standen), who secretly covets Ragnar's wife, the shieldmaiden 'Lagertha' (Katheryn Winnick). Ragnar succeeds in carrying out the first Viking raids into the English kingdom of 'Northumbria', returning with rich loot and the monk 'Athelstan' (George Blagden) as a slave. This not only earns him the enmity of 'King Aelle' (Ivan Kaye), but triggers a series of increasingly violent confrontations at home with the autocratic Earl, ending with Ragnar killing and succeeding him. Ragnar pledges fealty to 'King Horik' (Donal Logue) and represents him in negotiations about a land dispute with 'Earl Borg from G taland' (Thorbj rn Harr), in the course of which he is seduced by the princess 'Aslaug' (Alyssa Sutherland)..."
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