The Norse Creation Story

The Story of creation according to the Norse. In the beginning of everything, there was a realm called Niflheim (also known as Neflheimr). Niflheim was located on the northern side of the Great Void the Norse called the Ginunngagap. The Ginunngagap was the Mighty Gap of nothingness between realms. Niflheim was a dark and cold place that consisted mostly of ice and frost. Everywhere in Niflheim there was a mist from which it gets its literal translation of its name, ‘Mist Home’ or ‘Mist World.’ In the frozen mist realm…

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A Visit to Northumbria, Ragnar’s last dance

“A Visit to Northumbria, Ragnar’s last dance” by Njord Kane ‘Twas the night before execution, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a beard louse; The mockings were flung by King Ælla with flare, In hopes that Northumbria would never despair; The children were pissed with revenge in their heads; With visions of a Heathen Army ripping England to shreds; And Aslaug’s son heard about his Pap’, He took his knife and cut a nasty gap, When out on the lawn, Bjorn made such a…

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