Here's why Ivar wanted to die in #Vikings6B

INTRO VIKINGS season 6 part 2 has finally landed and fans who have binged the series would have already learned of Ivar's fate. Why did Ivar want to die?

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WARNING: This story contains spoilers for Vikings season 6B

Vikings season six, part two has finally made its way to Amazon Prime Video, and fans were sad to see the saga come to an end. Ivar the Boneless (played by Alex Høgh Andersen) had managed to overthrow Prince Oleg (Danila Kozlovsky) and see Prince Igor (Oran Glynn O'Donovan) rightfully claim the throne. He then headed to England with King Harald (Peter Franzén) and Hvitserk (Marco Ilsø), and in Wessex he saw his demise.

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Why did Ivar want to die?

Vikings season six, part B saw some shocking twists and turns, but one of the biggest of all was the relationship between brothers Ivar and Hvitserk.

Both brothers believed they were destined to kill one another, and Ivar was of the idea he would become the greatest Viking who ever lived.

As the final season progressed, fans came to learn that both Hvitserk and Ivar would never be satisfied with their lives, as they were always seeking trouble or danger, whether they realised it or not.

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Defeating Oleg was not enough for Ivar, and he made the decision to head to Wessex to fight back against King Alfred (Ferdia Walsh-Peelo).

There were some tense moments when Ivar looked as if he was going to lose the fight, but his army managed to pull through.

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He had offered to surrender and negotiate terms with Alfred, but the King of Wessex was fed up of his empty promises.

Instead, he asked for Ivar to continue to fight, and a second round of the battle ensued.

Hvitserk was almost killed in the brawl, and Ivar finally came to the conclusion he could never kill his brother.

In an emotional moment, Ivar told Hvitserk to escape to safety, as he knew he was going to die on the battlefield.

Hvitserk watched from close by as Ivar came to the realisation he was near the end

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