In the second season, as Alfred threatened to destroy Wessex by paying a huge ransom to the Danes, Odda the Elder realised the devastation this would cause in the long-term.
They first anger them with arrows and force them to give chase.
Similarly, the scene between her and Aelswith was managed well and moving.
After the incident, Uhtred and the others attempts to escape the city.
Entering a magic world seemed like the most fabulous thing ever.
She was arranged to be married to Uhtred in return for money, and Mildrith was less than happy with the arrangement.