By Alex Archer, Steven Savile
A sword of legend within the arms of an extremist…
Skalunda Barrow, Sweden, has lengthy been rumored to be the ultimate resting position of the mythical Nordic hero Beowulf. And there's anything of Beowulf's that charismatic and zealous right-wing flesh presser Karl Thorssen desires very badly. rationale on getting his fingers at the legendary sword Nægling, Sweden's golden-boy politico places jointly a staff to excavate the barrow. A crew that American archaeologist Annja Creed manages to finagle her means onto. She wouldn't leave out this attainable discovery for something.
With Nægling at his facet, Thorssen may be invincible…a Nordic King Arthur. What his fans don't know—and Annja is commencing to suspect—is simply how a ways Thorssen will visit in achieving his rabid amibitions. while Thorssen marks Annja for loss of life, she speedy realizes that this is often even more than a political video game. And the single solution to continue to exist is to compare Thorssen's sword along with her personal.