Norse Legends

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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Who are the Goats that pull Thor's Chariot

Who are the Goats that pull Thor's Chariot

By The StormCrow Mar 10, 2023

The God of Thunder leads many adventures throughout the nine realms and, whenever possible, the Prince of Asgard rides to glory in style: in his trusty chariot, pulled by his two...

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Some of the most Famous Types of The Viking Longships

Some of the most Famous Types of The Viking Longships

By The StormCrow Mar 3, 2023

Discover more about the great vessels the Norsemen used for trade and raids. The Vikings' longships are one of the greatest symbols of the era and remain an icon of...

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The Viking Berserkers

The Viking Berserkers

By The StormCrow Feb 3, 2023

Uncontrollable rage and bloodlust, Viking berserkers were fierce warriors said to have fought in a trance-like fury. Learn more about the Berserkers, the Chosen of Odin!

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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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Brunhilde, the most Famous of all Valkyries

Brunhilde, the most Famous of all Valkyries

By The StormCrow Oct 7, 2022

The epic tale of Brunhilde inspired storytellers for generations, creating classics in literature, movies and even operas. Learn more about Brunhilde, the most famous Valkyrie in Midgard!

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Varangian Guard - Vikings in Byzantium

Varangian Guard - Vikings in Byzantium

By The StormCrow Sep 30, 2022

Fearsome. Loyal. Troublemaking. The Byzantine Varangian Guard was all of these... and VIKING!    

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Asgard Walls and Sleipnir, the Best of All Horses

Asgard Walls and Sleipnir, the Best of All Horses

By The StormCrow Aug 19, 2022

Learn how Loki saved Asgard, the home of the Gods, and the bizarre tale of how Odin's horse Sleipnir was born!

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The Aesir-Vanir War

The Aesir-Vanir War

By The StormCrow Aug 5, 2022

The great war in heavens, the Aesir-Vanir war could have caused the destruction of all Gods. Instead it brought the birth of the wisest man who ever lived.   

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The Viking Funeral

The Viking Funeral

By The StormCrow Jul 29, 2022

Find out what really happened on Viking Funerals. Read the historical description of a high-chief funeral arrangements, straight from an eyewitness, the X Century Ambassador from Baghdad Ahmad Ibn Fadlan.

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