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The Wild Hunt, a mysterious band of supernatural riders born of Pagan myth and folklore, have attacked Sweden before they could name their first king. Among the casualties are members of Clan Lodjur; their warriors, and the Lady of their clan. Astrid, sole child of the clan's leaders, has dedicated revenge in the name of her mother - and intends to prove that the Wild Hunt are not the stuff of legends and lore.
The Wild Hunt have attacked a moot held by the Norse Swedish lords to name their first king. Believing this to be an omen of ill fate, the Viking clans disbarred their attempts to unify themselves and remain scattered. Among the casualties; the matriarch of clan Lodjur. Since her death, her clan has stagnated.Now a woman grown, Astrid - sole daughter of Lodjur's lord - seeks revenge and the truth against the Wild Hunt. Her superstitious clanmates refuse to help her, still fearful of what the Wild Hunt may do. However, newcomers have arrived on Sweden's shores. Explorers and scholars from England's Saxon kingdom have come to explore the mysterious for themselves.Although tensions between the clan and sailing Englishmen are high, Astrid sees the potential in working with one among their rank - and with his help, she hopes to at last discover the truth.See the adventure and mystery unfold in the pages within. Will Astrid have her revenge, or will the ancient figures of Norse mythology prove too elusive for the the young warrior to defeat?
Every one hundred years, the Wild Hunt indiscriminately attacks a gathering of people and slaughters those too slow to flee. Astrid of Clan Lodjur seeks revenge against the Wild Hunt for the death of her mother at a gathering of clans. She has trained for combat against her father's wishes for many years, yearning for the day she can chase down the foes she has come to hate. Unfortunately, her superstitious family refuses to help her. Now, strangers have come to her homeland. Explorers from Saxon, England have arrived on Swedish shores after a terrible storm set them off-course. Among them, a mysterious scholar, also seeks to investigate the myth of the Wild Hunt. He has discovered that the day the Wild Hunt attacked the Swedish clans, their hundred-year cycle was broken. Astrid and Andrew have joined together in an effort to discover the truth behind the Wild Hunt and their attacks. However, the road to investigating the supernatural is wroth with turmoil, and hardship. Will the pair learn to work together and reveal the mystery behind the generational attacks, or will they fail and find themselves trapped in the same cycle of violence that have plagued their kinds for over a hundred years?