The Norse Sagas of Poul Anderson: Hrolf Kraki's Saga and "The Tale of Hauk"

Just like The Broken Sword, Hrolf Kraki’s Saga is another dark Viking tale with many grim themes such as rape, violent betrayal, murdering of kin and incestuous relationships.  Again, there is a degree of witchcraft and sorcery that takes place, as well as quite a bit of great fighting and battle scenes.  

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Pre-Tolkien Challenge: The Regent of the North by Kenneth Morris

The tale concerns Halfdan Halfdansson, an aging Viking disgusted by the conversion of Sweden to Christianity. King Igne has cast aside the old heroic pagan virtues in favor of the new foreign creed of meekness. Halfdan refuses Igne’s command to allow a priest into his household and prepares for an assault by the king’s army.

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