Boil a Manchild for Odin
By Ulf Wolf
Published: October 19, 2012.
For hundreds of years the northern Swedish trolls have been favored by Odin. The forests and lakes were theirs for the living. No humans around to claim homesteads and fishing rights.
But then things change. Humans develop fire-sticks that can kill a wolf at a hundred paces and the trolls have to retreat into the hearts of mountains.