Vinland Saga is the journey of Thorfinn, the son of one of the Vikings’ greatest warriors, as he strives to be a true Viking. On his way to becoming a warrior, Thorfinn meets Askeladd and trains under him.

Through Askeladd’s many battles, Thorfinn learns about the bond between a commander and his unit. As they travel through Europe, they face many challenges, including Thorkell.

He also learns about his father’s past and the role he played in helping Askeladd become who he is today. Throughout the series, there are many revelations about how all these characters are connected to one another.

The different relationships between characters and their motivations is what makes this show great.