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Benedikt’s manic episode is taking over. He pushes Steinunn away when she suggests he get help and assaults his aide, Hrefna. In a moment of psychosis, he makes a declaration about Iceland’s currency that will have monumental consequences.
After berating the EU Commission and declaring them personae non gratae, Benedikt takes a psychosis-driven trip to a sheep farm and disappears into the mountains. Steinunn’s family tries to strip him of his autonomy, but they have to find him first.
By the time Benedikt is found, his government is in chaos. He must choose between hiding his illness to stay in power, as Steinunn wants, or coming clean. After reconciling with Hrefna, he makes his choice in a live address to the nation.