Skip to content

Vikings: Valhalla Season 2 Episode 7 Recap – how does Olaf find Jomsborg?

January 12, 2023

Vikings: Valhalla season 2 episode 7 recap – how does Olaf find Jomsborg? first appeared on Ready Steady Cut.

We recap the Netflix series Vikings: Valhalla Season 2 Episode 7, “Pecheneg,” which will contain major spoilers.

Some penultimate episodes are random, and while some may not like the direction Vikings: Walhalla Season 2 took, Episode 7 proves that quality storytelling underlies it all. As we reach the finale, the characters come to the end of their journey and anything can happen. Let’s recap the penultimate chapter.

Vikings: Valhalla Season 2 Episode 7 Recap

Season 2 episode 7 opens with leif struggling in the water after going down the waterfall in the boat. He reaches the surface. Harald look for everyone and find Mariam. As Harald checks his boat, he sees Pechenegs approaching. He tells Mariam to hide while he shows up. They ask about its cargo and then search the ship. Fortunately, Mariam’s hiding place is good, because they can’t find it. The Pechenegs capture Harald to see how valuable he is.

The other travelers meet up and search for Harald and Mariam. Mariam is found and she tells them that Harald has been captured. Leif asks them to put the boat back in the water while he finds Harald. However, a few of them insist they will help, including Kurya. Unfortunately, there is a death among the group after the waterfall — Cadlin died after drowning.

The leader of the Pechenegs interrogates Harald – he tells them he is a Viking and he challenges him. Meanwhile, Leif and others reach the colony and hatch a plan to rescue Harald.

Read also Pitbull and Jonas Brothers among the stars are planning free concerts lined up with the college football championship game in Los Angeles

The leader of the Pechenegs decides to test Harald and has his men pierce the skin of his chest on both sides with sharp blades. It looks heartbreaking. They then attach ropes to the blades and hoist it up by the skin. It’s torture for Harald, but he handles the pain. And then the Pechenegs sheathe it higher.

Leif enters the tent with Kurya and demands a trade – the Khan’s brother and two horses. They seem to accept the deal, but it’s clear they have no intention of negotiating. Meanwhile, the women are nearby, watching the situation unfold. Leif, Kurya and Harald are tied outside. The women infiltrate the camp and set it on fire while Leif is tortured with a knife through his back. The women, led by Helenenter on horseback by arrowing as many Pechenegs as possible.

Kurya asks Leif to leave him, but he refuses. They all flee on horseback towards the boat. Kurya walks away, knowing he must sacrifice himself to help them escape. He heads for the forest and Khan, his brother, captures him. Kurya calls Khan a coward who is afraid of the Pecheneg and then blows poison in his face. Khan suddenly can’t see, just like his brother. Khan tells his men to kill Kurya as he dies.

In Novgorod, Olaf wants to know where Jomsborg is. He looks at a map and desperately tries to locate a place that no one has ever found.

Read also Virgin River Season 2 Episode 1 Recap – Chapter One Explained

The ending explained

Khan’s men drag Kurya to the river bank to kill him as Harald, and his travelers depart. Kurya is tortured slowly. Leif decides to end his suffering and shoots Kurya from a distance to kill him. Travelers escape, but it comes at a cost.

In Jomsborg, Freydis welcomes everyone to the city, allowing them to enter the temple. There is excitement among the people. Freydis then turns to Gudrid. Gudrid has no problem with the changes, but she regrets her mistakes as a mother and wishes she could do things better for Jord. Freydis tells her that Jorundr saved her and that should be celebrated.

At the end of the episode, the exiled Jorundr is found by Olaf and his men at sea. Olaf now has a chance to find Jomsborg. He smiles. He knows he’s within distance of finding Freydis.

Season 2 Episode 7 picks up the pace as our main characters face a critical moment before the finale.

What did you think of Vikings: Valhalla Season 2 Episode 7? Comments below.

More stories

  • Vikings: Valhalla Season 2 Episode 6 Recap
  • Vikings: Valhalla Season 2 Episode 8 Recap – Ending Explained
  • Will there be a Season 3 of Vikings: Valhalla?

Vikings: Valhalla season 2 episode 7 recap – how does Olaf find Jomsborg? first appeared on Ready Steady Cut.