The Best The Last Kingdom, Season 3, Episode 2 Quotes

- A few days more, lord.
- It's your cart that's slowing us down.

- None.
- Have I not given enough, lord?
- I beg of you.
- Self-pity does not suit you.
- I am allowing you to live.
- You will do as I ask.

[Man] Godwin.
- Brother godwin.
- Good morning.
[Godwin] Lord.
- Good morning.
- I would like to speak with you...
- For a moment.

- It's her, finan...
- Turning my insides outward.
Finan: Then kill her...
- Or let me do it for you.
- -Uhtred...
- I fear you're... dying.

- You will ensure no one follows.
- Not until Alfred himself knocks.
- Lord, on my oath, he will not harm you.
- But if he does harm you,
- I swear, I will kill him myself.
- Beocca, the door!

- It's beautiful.
- She is drifting away from the earth and upward to the heavens.
Finan: We've done a good thing here.
- God knows it.
- The gods know it.

- Don't make her destroy you.
- I swear...
- I will kill you, bitch.
- Jackdaw, keep your hands on your sword and your eyes off her tits.
- She's cleverer than you.
- I heard that.

- We can be enemies, or lovers.
- We can suffer or we can rule.
- Back of the line.
- Then you shall remain cursed.
- It's your choice.

- What Alfred did was ignore uhtred's pain.
- This is not the end of the matter.
- It is only the beginning.
- If Edward is being made ready to be king, then uhtred knows that Alfred's death is near.
- That is what he will tell the Danes.

- Spead uhtred! Don't do it.
- Uhtred!
- You two, come with me.
- The rest of you, go round.

- Has he drunk any ale?
- A little.
- A little is of little use.

- You have land and wealth, all you can eat and drink.
- And I have earned it.
- Make your choice, boy!
- Accept your punishment.
- Or allow your friends to kill each other, all to spare you the hardship of life as a lord.

- I am a Dane for life.
- Mean it!
- I am a Dane for life.
- From this day onwards.
- From this day onwards.
- This means everything to me.

- All right.
- Do you have the strength to lift a wee cup, lord?
- Even if it is to... wet your lips.

- Why is she not food for the rats by now?
Uhtred: Because she has a gift.
- Because she has taken hold of my path.
- If we kill her, the curse will live on.
- It is the curse that must be killed.

- Uhtred is dead?
- Uhtred is, by now, on his way to dunholm and then to bebbanburg perhaps.
- Where he is not, is wessex.
- Uhtred is no longer Alfred's sword.
- Uhtred is gone.
- Uhtred is a Dane.

- Sihtric says we'll arrive at dunholm tomorrow.
- They've been watching us for most of the day.
- At least, I hope it's them.

- leaving me with an infant I despise.
Hild: She has given you a son.
- From this moment forth, uhtred of bebbenburg is cursed.
Uhtred: She is the power behind my misfortune.
- Destiny is all.

- Ask him to bring the demands of the king.
- I will tell beocca that you are ready to talk and to listen.
- Be sure that you do.
- And it would help if you cut her throat.
- He cannot.
- He dare not.

- Should we not stop and rest?
- I'm tired of the sight of my horse's head, his ears in particular.
- We need shelter and fire, boy.
- And there's no shelter here.
- We keep going.
- For a short time at least.

- Why would I fight you?
- You will fight me, you piece of shit.
- For I am wessex. I am Saxon.
- I am for Alfred. And you, arseling, are a Dane and a traitor.
- Fight me!

- Ragnar is my child.
- Betray him and I will kill you.
- If you are now a Dane, you must undo the past.
- Undo the past, how?
- You must destroy Alfred.

- Her curse must die with her.
- How can I be sure that it does?
- Ask.
- I'll ask a seer more powerful than skade.
- When?
- When I'm sure of you, uhtred of bebbanburg.

- I demand...
- That the sword-Danes unite and crush the anglo-saxons...
- It's not your place to make demands.
- It's enough that you've been heard.
- Excellent.

- Uhtred!
- You are needed at the palace by the king.
- For what reason?
- We are about to return to coccham.
- It would be better if you heard it from him yourself.
- You alone.

- Close the gates.
- I do not wish to harm you.
[Guard] Stay where you are.
Uhtred: Stand clear.
[Guard] Don't move.
- After him!
Steapa: Uhtred!
- Every man with me!

- Uhtred.
- One moment, please.
- Lord, I pray, forgive the breaking of this peaceful ground.
- It is an act of love.
- Amen.
- Amen.

- Lord, you must eat and you must drink.
- You are not thinking right.
- Bnda.
- She'll be at dunholm.
Sihtric: Finan, look.
Brida: I'm here.
Finan: Brida?

- Uhtred...
- I came here to rest, to hunt, to find a woman, maybe.
- I did not come here to talk of war against Alfred.
- I will be outside drinking ale.
- Finish your plate.

- Aethelwold's visit.
- What he said about my heroic wife.
- The chances of her meeting harm in one form or another.
- And you have decided what?
- I want her dead.
- And the child with her.

- So why do you allow him to... shame you?
- Cnut, you know nothing, so you will say nothing.
- Allow them to continue in peace.
- All the way to dunholm?
- That is where they're headed.

Finan: Lord.
- Lord.

- Did I not say it would be more than a wergild?
- Aethelwold,
- I swear, when the killing starts, you shall be my first.

- Heavens forbid...
- But should something final befall his daughter,
- I imagine that would weaken the pretend king further.
- I would guess you would imagine this weakening quite often, lord aethelwold.
- Nightly.

- I will go with you to the king, my friend.
- I am pleased to hear you say that, lord.
- The king is merciful.
- He knows your worth.
- We shall see.
- You know what to do.

- To ragnar and to the Danes.
- Then we should go meet your men.
- Hurry!
- Go, all of you.
- I wish to be alone.
- All of you go!