On the west of Norway comes the island called Iceland, with the mighty ocean washing round it: a land very squalid to dwell in, but noteworthy for marvels, both strange occurrences and objects that pass belief.
— The Danish History, by Saxo Grammaticus, 12th Century
Legend and Adventure in Viking-Age Iceland
The Nordic and Celtic peoples who settled Iceland in the 9th... [click here for more]
“In the last centuries of the Fifth Cycliad, a great malaise began to descend upon the lands of humankind. The great civilizations of Urth, which for Aeons had seemed on the verge of slumber, now finally began to rot from within. From the edges of the world the ever-present enemies drew close, their hungry claws poised to tear apart the delicate flesh of a fruit a hundred millennia in the... [click here for more]