Tag Archives: Nord

Seen Any Elves?

One of the things that Nords apparently love to say over and over is “Seen any ELVES??” And then they burst out cackling like they just said the funniest thing in the world. And I just don’t get it. At … Continue reading

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How to Make Your Own Rune Staff Calendar

I’d recently been studying Rune Staves and how they were used as perpetual calendars on the 19-year Metonic Cycle, and I got to wanting to make my own. The idea is pretty simple: three rows convey all the information you … Continue reading

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Who Were the Valkyries?

Jump to an article in my Norse Backstory series: 1) Where did trolls come from? 2) Whatever are “Runes”? 3) Who were the valkyries? Ahh, the mysterious raven-women. After each battle, about half of the heroes slain would go to … Continue reading

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