The year is 937 England is a nation divided, ruled by minor kings and Viking lords Each vies for land and power The Wessex king thelstan, grandson of Alfred the Great, readies himself to throw a spear into the north As would be kings line up to claim the throne, one man stands in their way.


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In this grand saga of love, war, and magic set in the tenth century, young Sigrid is destined to be the mother of the king of the Nordic lands that would become Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and England.A devout believer in the old Nordic gods, Sigrid is visited regularly in her dreams by the goddess

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The tenth century dawned in violence and disorder Charlemagne s empire was in ruins, most of Spain had been claimed by Moorish invaders, and even the papacy in Rome was embroiled in petty, provincial conflicts To many historians, it was a prime example of the ignorance and uncertainty of the Dark