Once Upon a Dark Time… WriteEditPublish Blogfest

 A scary Viking story told in Grimm Fairy Tale mode Once upon a dark time, a kingdom prospered. Yet, common folk whispered of a creature watching from the woods. Fall came. The king’s daughters worked the harvest before winter painted land with snow and ice. While laboring, a huge creature burst from the forest, his skin cracked and gray. He grabbed them with hulking paws and disappeared. The giant took them to the Land Beyond...

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Once Upon A Dark Time… Entangled’s Trick or Treat Blog Hop

If Grimm’s Fairy Tales gives you the shivers, try this scary Viking story. (Like to share? Click to tweet)   Once Upon a Dark Time…   There lived a Rus king, wealthy and powerful, a man blessed with daughters of rare beauty, Brynnhild and Bekkhild. All was well, save this: the common folk whispered of a giant watching in the woods, his evil eyes shining from the dark forest. King Hertrygg of the Rus sent warriors to find this...

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What About Heaven? With the Vikings, that is…Part 2

You can’t have Earth (Midgard) below…  (click to tweet) …and not have a heaven above!  That is heaven of Norse mythology, Asgard.  And no heavenly city would be complete with loads of silver and gold, right?  Odin had en eye for precious metals and facts and figures. (click to tweet) Here’s Odin’s Asgard by the numbers: 1  Odin made one great feast hall — Valhalla — with a roof made of golden...

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