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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Beloved Frigg – no Fridays without Her

Beloved Frigg – no Fridays without Her

By The StormCrow May 3, 2024

Lady Frigg, Queen of Asgard, Lady of the Hall and patron of diplomacy. We wouldn’t have Fridays without her!

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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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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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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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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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Odin the Allfather, the True God of War

Odin the Allfather, the True God of War

By The StormCrow Jun 3, 2022

Odin the Allfather is the ruler of the Gods in the North, the true God of War. The son of Bor and Bestla Odin possesses supreme cunning. He is also...

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Hermodr Rides to Hel

Hermodr Rides to Hel

By The StormCrow May 13, 2022

Accompany the saga of the great hero Hermodr as he rides into Helheim to haggle for the fallen God Balder's soul.

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The Funeral Of Balder

The Funeral Of Balder

By The StormCrow May 6, 2022

The death of Baldr, son of Odin and beloved by all shook the nine realms. Even Hel herself would allow Baldr to return to the living, but Loki had other...

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The Death of Balder

The Death of Balder

By The StormCrow Apr 29, 2022

The death of Balder, son of Odin and beloved by all, shook the Nine Realms. Even Hel herself would allow Balder to return to the living, but Loki had other...

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Odin's Deadly Game of Wits

Odin's Deadly Game of Wits

By The StormCrow Oct 15, 2021

Odin's thirst for knowledge leads him to the hall of a mighty giant. In a riddle contest between God and giant, only one will keep his head!

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Ravens, Wolves, Cats and Dragons: Vikings and their Fantastic Beasts (part 1 of 2)

Ravens, Wolves, Cats and Dragons: Vikings and their Fantastic Beasts (part 1 of 2)

By The StormCrow Apr 23, 2021

From Odin's wolves Geri and Freki to their nemesis Fenrir, from the mightiest of horses Sleipnir to Thor's bane Jormungandr. Discover fantastic beasts worthy of the Gods!

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