It is time to say goodbye to the fan-favorite Netflix series, “The Last Kingdom”. The farewell season 5 of “The Last Kingdom” is released on 9 March on Netflix. This Netflix series is the adaptation of Bernard Cornwell’s The Saxon Stories. The ten episodes of the final season focus on the ninth and tenth book, though the novel of Bernard consisted of 13 parts. The book names on which the last season of “The Last Kingdom” is based are Warriors of the Storm and The Flame Bearer.
Primarily, BBC was the originator and creator of the beloved series, “The Last Kingdom”. Later on, in season two, Netflix joined BBC as the co-producer. In season three, Netflix solely held the charge as the producer and director of this worldwide famous series.
‘The Last Kingdom’: history-based series
This history-based series revolves around the real struggle between Saxon and Danes. In the 9th to 10th century, England consisted of many independent kingdoms run by Danes. “The Last Kingdom”, re-tells the story of the emergence of England as one nation by King Alfred the Great.
‘The Last Kingdom’: season 4 crux
In season 4 of “The Last Kingdom”, Athelstan, son of King Edward of Wessex and his first wife Ecgwynn, emerged as a central figure of the story. In this season, Viking warlord Sigtryggr attacked Winchester. In the attack, a young Ethelred and his grandmother were captured and became a prisoner by Sigtryggr, as per Comicbook.com.
Moreover, Athelstan successfully reunited with his mother at the end of the season. Afterward, Edward gave Athelstan under the supervision of Uhtred of Bebbanburg.
‘The Last Kindom’: season 5 narrative
In the fifth last season of ten episodes of the series, “The Last King”, Athelstan will be seen as a grown-up fearless warrior and leader, having trained by Uhtred of Bebbanburg. At the end of this thrilling and fascinating journey, Aethelstan, the true heir of Edward, will eventually succeed in becoming the first king of England.
To say adieu to their beloved season, the viewers can watch the farewell season 5 of “The Last Kingdom” by streaming it on Netflix now.