Keywords: norse saga

Shield of Lies

Shield of Lies

Jerry Autieri

Year of publication: 2014

Jerry Autieri Shield of Lies Prologue Frankia, September 892 C.E. The Frankish warrior dashed for the tree line, legs pumping over the knee-high grass, eyes white with terror and a scarlet stripe of blood peeling from beneath his conical helmet. Bloodless fingers gripped his sword as its red blade waved like a branch in the wind. Four gray-fletched arrows sprouted from the teardrop-shaped shield strapped to his other arm, and one shook loose as he fled. Flushed cheeks bulged with his panting, ...

Keywords: Dark Ages Norse Saga Vikings War