Fathir of Vastervik
The Thane has long sought a way to undercut the local non-humans in order to enrich the town of Vastervik and the surrounding regions. When his father died and his mother withdrew to their family home with Fathir's younger brother, the new Thane expelled …
Hallvig is frightening in and out of battle, and he knows it. He is not above killing someone in a duel because he wants what they have.
Illmeni is an effective, charismatic leader, but he has never fit in with the important folk of Vastervik. He now lives on the outskirts, inland, with a group of his own followers. They are not openly in defiance of the Thane, but they are hardly friends. …
Guthrid the Open-handed
Rasmus of Visby
Jarl Rasmus is a man who has risen in rank due to his intelligence more than his physical prowess. He is an alchemist and inventor, both of which earn him quiet scorn in other lands, but in Gotland it is well known that he is a genius, and that his …
Svafnir was a skald traveling the region before Fathir became Thane. After Fathir rose to his position, Vithar presented himself and joined the Thane's household. This seems to have been nothing but a good choice - Svafnir is canny and clever. When you …
For a long time, she held the cup that caught Nodhoggr's venom before it could burn her husband, [[:loki | Loki]]. She has since left Helheim where he is imprisoned, bound with their childrens' entrails, to return to Midgard.
Einar the Thingman
Rolf Thornson is the first-born in a family of mariners and merchants centered on Gotland, east of Sweden. He is a perpetual bachelor - technically he has a fiancee on Gotland, but the two of them don't see each other very often and both are comfortable …
Svikari was the captain of [[:rolf-thornson | Rolf Thornson]]'s viking ship, Foam-Cutter. They made landfall in southern Sweden, and the captain and crew abandoned Rolf, sailing away with his share of the plunder.
Whatever their reasons, Svikari's crew …
Reth & Crew
Flugen died in battle against frost giants in a battle that claimed the life of the frost giant king [[:thrym | Hrym Thrymson]], and as a result he has been welcomed into the halls of Valhalla. (Actually, [[:odin | Odin]] probably took him and a few …
Brynhild's story is a long one, with fratricide and even the enmity of Odin for a time. Originating in the eastern lands of the Huns, she was promised to Sigurd Sigmundson, hidden in a tower guarded by lightening, and ultimately died an epic death in a …