Norse Legends

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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The creation of  the Mighty Mjölnir, Thor’s Hammer

The creation of the Mighty Mjölnir, Thor’s Hammer

By The StormCrow Nov 3, 2023

There are few Viking symbols so emblematic as Thor's Hammer, the Mighty Mjölnir. Discover here how one of the most powerful weapons of all the Gods was created!

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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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Tyr, God of War, Law and Justice

Tyr, God of War, Law and Justice

By The StormCrow Jun 16, 2023

Who is the God Tyr? Patron of Law, Justice and War, the three were often the same for a Viking! Read more here.

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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 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 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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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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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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Ravens, Wolves, Cats and Dragons Vikings and their Fantastic Beasts - Part 2 of 2

Ravens, Wolves, Cats and Dragons Vikings and their Fantastic Beasts - Part 2 of 2

By The StormCrow Apr 30, 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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