Naturally, Egill escaped his captor. Hey, he's the hero! You didn't think he'd really die, right? He and his men crash through the wall of their cell like the Kool-Aid Man and quickly make their escape, but not before looting a few storerooms full of food and gold.
After putting some distance between himself and his captors, Egill suddenly realizes that stealing all their stuff isn't very impressive if you can't rub it in their faces. As such, he actually runs back - by himself - and burns the village to the ground, horribly killing everyone inside. Because that's how he rolls.
Lit Brick is a comic started by Jodie Troutman in an effort to read the entire Norton Anthology of English Literature. Having eventually succeeded in that goal, it now features comics about all manner of random literature. And yeah, they're all pretty dumb.