Havelok the Dane

A Legend of Old Grimsby and Lincoln

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Published: 1899
Language: English
Wordcount: 101,247 / 263 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 88.5
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 632
Added to site: 2005.06.03
mnybks.net#: 10535
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he one that watches the second follows that, and so on until there are many kites gathered."

"What if one comes late?"

"He swings overhead and screams, and goes back to his place; then no more come."

"Ay," he said; "you will make a sailor yet, son Raven, for you watch things. Now I will tell you what I saw today. There was the one kite sailing over my head as I was at the ship garth, and presently it screamed so that I looked up. Then it left its wide circles over the town, and flew northward, straight as an arrow. Then from the southward came another, following it, and after that another, and yet others, all going north. And far off I could see where others flew, and they too went north. And presently flapped over me the ravens in the wake of the kites, and the great sea eagles came in screaming and went the same way, and so for all the time that I was at the ship, and until I came home."

"There is a sacrifice to the Asir somewhere," I said, "for the birds of Odin and Thor have always their share

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Average Rating of 4 from 2 reviews: ****

A good read but the pacing is slow.

2006.03.12
Randy Sullivan
*****

This tale totally rocks!! It's got it all viling raids, magic, and just a lot of good storytelling.


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