The Mythic West
The year is 1092 in the Age of Itania. King Girart of Mirensa, villified as the killer of children, schemes to bring the Nine Kingdoms under his crown while Safiro of Tivonna engages magi and spies to thwart Girart’s ambition. Mad King Bertrant of Ossirenza bears the burden to defend the lands of Men against marauding Krek even as his galleys war on Tivonnan ships to satisfy... [click here for more]
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]