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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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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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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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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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 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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The Fire Giant Surtr

The Fire Giant Surtr

By The StormCrow Oct 1, 2021

The Fire Giant Surtr is one of the main antagonists of the Gods during Ragnarok. A terrible foe with a fearsome flaming sword, he is destined to end the world...

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The Tale of Volund the Smith

The Tale of Volund the Smith

By The StormCrow Jul 9, 2021

The tragic tale of a mythological Viking blacksmith creator of the legendary sword of Beawulf.

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