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Vandrad the Viking

The Feud and the Spell

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Published: 1898
Language: English
Wordcount: 43,024 / 125 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 86.1
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 787
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nd there was nothing for it but to turn and run before the gale.

"I read the stars too well," said Estein grimly between his teeth, clinging to the straining tiller, and watching the rollers rising higher. "And the first part of Atli's prophecy has come true."

"Winds, war, and women make a Viking's luck," replied Helgi; "this is but the first part of the rede."

At night the gale increased, the fleet was scattered over the North Sea, and next morning from Estein's ship only two other black hulls could be seen running before the tempest. Another wild day passed, and it was not till the evening that the weather moderated. Little by little the great seas began to calm, and the drifts of stinging rain ceased. In their wake the stars struggled through the cloud wrack, and towards morning the wind sank altogether.


CHAPTER II.

THE BAIRN-SLAYERS.

At earliest dawn eyes were strained to catch a glimpse of something that might tell them where they were. None of the

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Average Rating of 3 from 1 reviews: ***
2007.10.27
Aseel Goro
***..

hmm, I kinda have to admit that its worth reading , I just thought it to be rather soft after i've read "Olaf the glourious"


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