By Judson Roberts
The Strongbow Saga is an epic story of 1 man’s unstoppable quest for justice and vengeance that consists of him around the ninth century global of the Vikings. In Dragons from the Sea, ebook of the Strongbow Saga, Halfdan Hroriksson has escaped—for now—the enemies who murdered his brother and search to kill him, too. decided to avenge his brother's dying, Halfdan is familiar with he needs to first achieve adventure as a warrior. He joins a Danish military, led by means of mythical Viking chief Ragnar Logbrod, accumulating for an invasion of Western Frankia, for between its fierce chieftains and professional warriors he may possibly locate the allies he wishes. yet first he needs to end up his personal worthy in conflict, and extra importantly, he needs to live to tell the tale, for he'll face hazards not just from the Frankish enemy, but additionally from hidden foes in the ranks of the Danes.
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He heard Toke’s man confess before he died. ” I reached into one of my quivers, and pulled out two sticks, carved with runes. Hastein took them from me. ” he asked. “They are the names of Toke’s men who attacked the farm. Einar carved them on these sticks for me. ” I did not mention to Hastein that I could not read runes, so did not know what the sticks said. That was a problem I would deal with when the time came. “If this Einar heard one of Toke’s men confess, 48 DRAGONS FROM THE SEA as you have said, he is an important witness,” Hastein said.
The foolish creature could go anywhere. I was starting my draw when a second duck walked out of the reeds, ruffled its wings for a 30 DRAGONS FROM THE SEA moment, then settled itself down into the warmth of the sand and began preening its feathers with its bill. “The second duck,” I murmured to Hastein, and came to full draw. As I looked beyond the point of my arrow, the shoreline of the town stretched out before me, the houses and work buildings to one side, the sea along the other. My vision narrowed till I saw clearly only the strip of beach leading to where the duck had nestled in the sand.
The old man asked, and paused a moment, while he let his eyes slowly take my appearance in, from head to foot. “That one’s my finest work. I’ll sell it for three silver pennies— Hedeby penny-weight,” he added. The price, and the old man’s look, brought me back to my senses. The chest was beautiful, but it was not for such as me. I looked at the one the man was seated on. Though of a similar size to the fine chest, it was far plainer. Its planks were of pine, and its hinges and catch were rough iron forgings.