Norse Legends

Death and Afterlife in Norse Paganism

Death and Afterlife in Norse Paganism

By The StormCrow May 17, 2024

Few subjects fascinate the human mind so much as its own mortality. The Norse Faith has many afterlives, and the concepts of absolute good or evil as well of eternal...

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Freyr, the Lord of Plenty

Freyr, the Lord of Plenty

By The StormCrow Mar 7, 2024

Freyr is the God of virility, peace prosperity and good harvests. He is called the “Foremost of the Gods” in the Poetic Edda, a true Lord of Plenty!

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The Wild Hunt

The Wild Hunt

By The StormCrow Dec 29, 2023

The Wild Hunt is a well-known myth: A ghostly leader and his group of hunters and hounds flying through the cold night sky during the winter solstice, as the winds...

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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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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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Ullr, God of the Hunt and Regent of Asgard

Ullr, God of the Hunt and Regent of Asgard

By Daniel Frank Sep 14, 2023

The God Ullr is a master hunter, provider, Oath keeper, regent of Asgard and even likely the inventor of ice skiing. Truly one of the most important Gods of the North!

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Ragnarok, the Twilight of the Gods  Part 2 of 2

Ragnarok, the Twilight of the Gods Part 2 of 2

By The StormCrow Aug 25, 2023

Meaning “Fate of the Gods” in old Norse, Ragnarök is the end of days, the apocalyptic when an age finishes. Ragnarök is a prophecy of what was to come, a detailed description of...

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Ragnarok, the Twilight of the Gods  Part 1 of 2

Ragnarok, the Twilight of the Gods Part 1 of 2

By The StormCrow Aug 18, 2023

Meaning “Fate of the Gods” in old Norse, Ragnarök is the end of days, the apocalyptic event when an age finishes. Ragnarök is a prophecy of what was to come, a...

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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 seeds of betrayal: Loki, Thor and the Jotun Geirrod – Part 2 of 2

The seeds of betrayal: Loki, Thor and the Jotun Geirrod – Part 2 of 2

By The StormCrow Apr 7, 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...

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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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Sif, Goddess of Wheat, Summer and wife of Thor

Sif, Goddess of Wheat, Summer and wife of Thor

By The StormCrow Sep 23, 2022

The Goddess Sif legacy has been overshadowed by that of her husband Thor in recent years, but she remains a cornerstone in the Norse faith. Sif is today more commonly...

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