Hero, Warrior, Poet, Wizard. A novel about egil Skallagrimsson, a hero of the icelandic sagas and how he changed the fate of the English speaking world, and the fate of the world. He was a real person, this follows his attempts to sway the fortunes of the kingdoms at the time, and change the fortunes of Kings. he was thought a myth until they found his body... More
This is a novel that follows the life of Egil Skallagrimsson, Hero,Poet,Warrior and Wizard. this real life man, hero of the Icelandic Saga of that name,was thought a myth until his body was found. he changed the course of history,and his antagonism with Eric Bloodaxe and ultimately to helping the Saxon King, Athelstan, forge the kingdom of england started by his Grandfather Alfred the Great. This novel goes through his exploits with Eric bloodaxe,through the Orkney Isles to Scotland, where untwittingly he changes the course of history.It follows his adventures to Dublin,helping the Dublin Vikings defeat the native irish, and then facing his former allies at the historic battle of Brunnanburh to help the Saxon king Athelstan forge a nation.