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  • Huscarl

    A [[Mæsir]] title, somewhat analogous to that of a knight; it refers to the closest military companions of a chieftain, jarl or king. So far the chief huscarls who have featured in the campaign are the twelve warriors who swore brotherhood with [[ …

  • Wulfgrim Skjalsgaard

    Jarl Wulfgrim Skjalsgaard was a powerful [[Mæsir]] chieftain and the father of [[Alfhild]]. He was killed in battle with the [[Ice Troll]] warlord [[Karkath]]. Einar has mentioned at least one other child of his, [[Thorvald]] Wulfgrimsson.

  • Thorvald

    Thorvald is the son of [[Wulfgrim Skjalsgaard]] and brother of [[Alfhild]]. According to [[:einar-sigurdsson]], war may be brewing between Thorvald and King [[Kanulf Drakkensfyr]].

  • Snow Queen

    The Snow Queen (or _Snjór Drottning_) is an infamous longship, captained by [[Alfhild]] and formerly crewed by [[:einar-sigurdsson]] along with the other [[Huscarl | huscarls]]. It was painstakingly crafted as the masterpiece of the renowned shipbuilder/ …

  • Tales of the Snow Queen

    [[:einar-sigurdsson]] has told of or alluded to some of the legendary adventures and battles of the [[Snow Queen]] and her crew: -The [[Battle of Lake Njalsvaar]] (told in full to Alyssa and at the Sea Lord's feast) -an expedition to [[Gastropnir]], …

  • Battle of Lake Njalsvaar

    _"I can tell the story well, for I was there with my brother Halldórr for the length of that battle, from the beginning even before Alfhild had come, to the end, when there was not a living troll to be seen anywhere, but men's bodies lay in rows like cut …

  • Glyfmar Drakkensfyr

    Glyfmar is the younger brother of [[Ragnar Drakkensfyr]], and currently wields power in [[Volderholm]] due to the illness of [[Kanulf Drakkensfyr | his father]] and the absence of his brother. Enraged by the insults to his older brother dealt by [[ …

  • Volderholm

    Volderholm is a powerful kingdom originally founded by [[Mæsir]] adventurers on the [[Reaver Coast]], and now peopled by the mixed descendents of the Mæsir and the region's original inhabitants. It lies in the southwestern regions of the [[Northlands]], …

  • The Horseman

    !http://i.imgur.com/7Qkfoo3.jpg?1! The Horseman is a ghostly rider who prowled the jungle around [[Ossington]], attacking those who attempted to break the fae siege of the town. Although initially he came into conflict with the party, he was later …

  • Alfhild

    !https://i.imgur.com/momsYPp.jpg?1! Alfhild, the [[Shieldmaiden]] captain of the [[Snow Queen]], is a legendary [[Mæsir]] pirate, famous for her role in the [[Battle of Lake Njalsvaar]] along with many other conflicts. She is a sworn sister of [[: …

  • Kolmsgate

    _Einar smiles faintly when nobody is looking, reminded for a fleeting moment of the sack of Kolmsgate, and of walking through a lord's palace there under very different circumstances._ -[[Einar Sigurdsson]]

    Astrid Thorodsdatter

    Astrid, eldest daughter of [[Thorod]], married [[Sigurd Bergrsson]] in 568. Her children were [[Bjarti Sigurdsson | Bjarti]], [[Asleif Sigurdsdatter | Asleif]], [[Hrolf Sigurdsson | Hrolf]], [[Thordis Sigurdsdatter | Thordis]], [[:einar-sigurdsson | Einar …

  • Sigurd Bergrsson

    Sigurd, [[Bergr]]'s younger son, was a former raider who married [[Astrid Thorodsdatter]] in 568. His children included [[Ingvar Sigurdsson | Ingvar]], [[Bjarti Sigurdsson | Bjarti]], [[Asleif Sigurdsdatter | Asleif]], [[Hrolf Sigurdsson | Hrolf]], [[ …

  • Giant (language)

    [[Giants]] speak their own [[Languages of Terra | language]]. Although in many parts of the world, particularly among ettins and trolls, it has devolved into a crude and brutish tongue, the dialects preserved among the more intelligent giants, and …

  • Skald (language)

    Skald is a [[Languages of Terra | tongue]] common in the [[Northlands]], spoken chiefly by the [[Mæsir]] as well as other humanoids of that region. It is a mixed language, the descendent of more ancient human tongues that were heavily influenced by [[ …

  • Rhos Kurgan

    _"Rhos Kurgan, it's told, is the realm of those who cherish their freedom so highly that they will not be bound even to hearth and dwelling, but carry their homes on horseback wherever fate may lead them._ [[Svarog the Rider | The Rider]] _is the god they …

  • Svarog the Rider

    Svarog the Rider Power God Alignment Portfolio Domains Favored Weapon Realm Svarog the Rider is the chief god worshiped in [[Rhos Kurgan]]. According to [[Einar Sigurdsson]], the [[Mæsir]] …

  • Völund

    Völund Power God Alignment Portfolio Domains Favored Weapon Realm Völund the Smith is the god of earth and fire. He is known as a divine master of forgecraft and a patron of the dwarven race. …

  • Odin

    _"The Father of Battle gives victory to no man forever."_ -[[Einar Sigurdsson]] Odin Power God Alignment Portfolio Domains Favored Weapon Spear Realm Valhalla Odin the All-Father is …

  • Tyr

    Tyr Power God Alignment Lawful Good Portfolio Courage, self-sacrifice, heroic glory, wisdom Domains Glory, Good, Law, Protection, War Favored Weapon Longsword Realm Asgard Tyr is a god of courage …

  • Geir Torgeirsson

    _"I hadn't seen much fighting then, and I'd never seen a berserker fight at all. I knew he would be dangerous, but while he was facing my father I came up fast on skis, at his back. I called to Víðarr and cut at his spear, and broke it on the first blow. …

  • Halldórr Sigurdsson

    Halldórr, [[Sigurd Bergrsson | Sigurd]]'s son and younger brother of [[Einar Sigurdsson | Einar]], was born in CY 577. He survived the fight against [[Geir Torgeirsson]] in 590 before being killed in battle in 591 at [[Battle of Lake Njalsvaar | Lake …

  • Linnorm King

    In the southeastern realms of the [[Northlands]], custom has long held that kings must prove their worthiness to rule by defeating a [[linnorm]] in single combat. Any ruler who had not achieved this feat would lack popular legitimacy, particularly after …

  • Northlands

    The Northlands is a catchall term referring to the northern regions of [[Avistan]]. The [[Linnorm King | Linnorm Kingdoms]], [[Volderholm]], [[Jotunheim]], the [[Reaver Coast]], and many other realms lie within this larger area. Though it is home to …

  • Jomsvikings

    The Jomsvikings are a powerful, politically independent [[Mæsir]] warrior brotherhood, based on the [[Isle of Berserks]]. Their capitol is [[Jomsborg]].

  • Vespa Hrothgarsdottr

    Vespa Hrothgarsdottr was a snake-hunting half-[[Mæsir]] adventurer who accompanied [[The Party]] to [[Opar]] and was slain near the entrance, torn apart in seconds by a massive school of ravenous piranhas. She carried the holy sword [[Imperiator]], a loan …

  • Tjorvi Sigurdsson

    Tjorvi, [[Sigurd Bergrsson | Sigurd]]’s son and younger brother of [[Einar Sigurdsson | Einar]], was born in CY 577. He drowned along with his mother [[Astrid Thorodsdatter | Astrid]] in 585 when the pair were caught out on the water during an unexpected …

  • Thordis Sigurdsdatter

    Thordis is the daughter of [[Sigurd Bergrsson | Sigurd]] and older sister to [[Einar Sigurdsson | Einar]]. Einar has said little of her, save that they parted on unfriendly terms some years ago. He also confided that she had married moved far from her …

  • Thor

    Thor Power God Alignment Chaotic Good Portfolio Domains Strength, War Favored Weapon Warhammer Realm Thrudheim ([[Ysgard]]) Thor is the son of [[Odin]] and a giant slayer

  • Lada the Golden

    Lada the Golden Power Demigod Alignment Portfolio Domains Favored Weapon Realm Lada is a northern goddess of youth and beauty.

  • Hrothwulf Eigurmorgi

    “He can strangle a bear, sail into battle, slay a dozen foes, drink a barrel of ale, eat a side of beef, play axe-toss until the small hours, and still be awake and ready to sail at the crack of dawn. It’s not natural.” —Ivar Egilsson, crewman of …

  • Guthrim Olafson

    “It is true! A great and fearsome bear fought alongside the northern devil and her hateful minions! Why does no one believe us?” —A villager describing an attack by the Snow Queen !https://i.imgur.com/na5MUCX.jpg?1! One of five warriors …

  • Eilifr "Öfugr" Snorrisson

    Eilifr Snorrisson was a skald from the Northlands. Although agile, he exaggerated his ability to serve as a crewman on a ship in order to sail along with [[Alfhild]] and the [[Snow Queen]]. It became painfully obvious over the next few days that he had …

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