Norse Legends

The Kidnapping of Idun, the Goddess of Eternal Youth

The Kidnapping of Idun, the Goddess of Eternal Youth

By The StormCrow Jan 25, 2024

Having the power of granting youth and vigor through her golden fruits, Idun has a tremendous importance in the Norse pantheon. Learn more about Idun and her golden eplis here!

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The Magic of Yule

The Magic of Yule

By The StormCrow Dec 21, 2023

Yule is a time for feasting, giving gifts, drinking, dancing, and decorating trees. A festive holiday that happens right by the end of the year. Sounds familiar? All those traditions that...

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The Epic Duel Between Thor and the Jotun Hrungnir

The Epic Duel Between Thor and the Jotun Hrungnir

By The StormCrow Nov 10, 2023

A race to Valhalla and a rude guest led to one of the most epic battles between Thor and a Stone Giant... and a headache that lasts to this day!

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Njord, the God of the Sea

Njord, the God of the Sea

By The StormCrow Oct 5, 2023

Njord is the God of the sea, its wealth and bounty. He is one of the most important Gods of the Norse pantheon and widely worshiped by traders and fishermen.

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Odin and Geirroth: Not Even Odin Could Change Fate

Odin and Geirroth: Not Even Odin Could Change Fate

By The StormCrow Sep 22, 2023

Fate or Wyrd can be hard to understand even for the wisest of the Gods. When Allfather Odin tried to change the destiny of a nation by altering who would...

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Valkyries: Myth and Legend

Valkyries: Myth and Legend

By The StormCrow Jun 2, 2023

Brave warriors who die in battle end up in one of two places. Half go to join the Goddess Freyja hall Sessrúmnir in her realm of Fólkvangr. The other half...

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The Cats that Pull Freyja's Chariot: Bygul and Trjegul

The Cats that Pull Freyja's Chariot: Bygul and Trjegul

By The StormCrow May 19, 2023

Bygul and Trjegul are the mythical cats that accompany the Goddess Freya. These cats large male gray or blue cats are known for their loyalty and their ability to pull Freyja’s chariot across the sky.

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The Theft of Thor's Hammer Mjolnir: The Lay of Thrym

The Theft of Thor's Hammer Mjolnir: The Lay of Thrym

By The StormCrow Apr 28, 2023

The God of Thunder awoke to find his trusty hammer missing. Who would dare steal from Thor? More importantly, how far would Thor go to recover his Mighty Hammer Mjöllnir?

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The Seeds of Betrayal: Loki, Thor and the Jotun Geirrod – Part 1 of 2

The Seeds of Betrayal: Loki, Thor and the Jotun Geirrod – Part 1 of 2

By The StormCrow Mar 31, 2023

Loki has always been mischievous and cunning, but during the early days, his cunning was always at the service of Asgard. If there ever was a turning point to Loki’s demeanor,...

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Fylgja: the Norse Guardian Spirit

Fylgja: the Norse Guardian Spirit

By The StormCrow Mar 24, 2023

The Fylgja is a Norse guardian “spirit” that accompanies the living since their birth. A concept as old as time that exists in almost every culture around the globe. A...

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Norse Family life During the Viking Age

Norse Family life During the Viking Age

By The StormCrow Feb 10, 2023

Family life was important to Norse men and women. While arranged marriages might have been the norm, romance and courtship were an integral part of the couple’s life. In many...

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Valhalla and the Einherjar

Valhalla and the Einherjar

By The StormCrow Nov 18, 2022

Valhalla is not a place for idleness, it is a Warrior's paradise, filled with fighting during the day and feasting during the night! Learn more about the (after)life of the worthy...

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