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Vikingverse: Old Norse for Modern Times

The Vikingverse is a parallel timeline where the Norse rule seas and stars with restless fleets and Christianity has been put to the Viking sword.

In a series of interwoven sagas, the storied heroes of mankind emerge in new and brutal guises drawn from the pages of mythology, fighting for a future stretched to breaking point by the ever-present peril of Ragnarok.

Be Warned: the meek shan’t inherit this Earth!

reviews

David Zillner
David Zillner
The All Father Paradox
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Let Ian Stuart Sharpe take you on a world building journey through alternate viking history, you won't be disappointed
Clint the Viking Fantatic
Clint the Viking Fantatic
The All Father Paradox
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I found the book to be captivating and intelligently written. The storyline is gripping and brings the Viking Age to life.
Ray Perdue
Ray Perdue
Loki's Wager
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Ian Sharpe knows his stuff, and proves it again in the threads of this narrative, which would even keep the Norns on their toes.

Book Info

Author: Ian Stuart Sharpe, Dr. Arngrímur Vídalín, & Josh Gillingham
Editor: Shannon Page
Cover Illustrator: Nicolás R. Giacondino
Cover Design: Jeremy D. Mohler
Interior Illustrations: Nicolás R. Giacondino
Interior Design: Mikael Brodu
Formats Available: Hardcover · PDF/Epub/Mobi
Series: Vikingverse
AVAILABLE MARCH 2021

Edition: First

about the book

NEVER BE LOST FOR WORDS AGAIN…WITH THIS BOOK OF LOST WORDS.

Have you ever wanted to wield the silver tongue of Loki – or to hammer home your point like a Thundergod?

Old Norse is the language of legends and the stuff of sagas, the inspiration for Tolkien and Marvel, for award-winning manga and epic videogames. It is the language of cleverly crafted kennings, blood-curdling curses and pithy retorts to Ragnarök.

Old Norse for Modern Times gives you the perfect phrase for every contemporary situation – from memorable movie quotes (“We’re going to need a bigger boat.Þurfa munu vér skip stærra) to battle-cries to yell on Discord (“Do I look to be in a gaming mood?Sýnisk þér ek vera í skapi til leika?), from mead hall musings (“This drink, I like it! ANOTHER!Líkar mér drykkr þessi! ANNAN!) to tried-and-tested pickup lines (“Nice tattoo!“  Fagrt er húðflúrið“).

With over 500 phrases inside (plus the chance to add your own!) it is the perfect guide for Vikings fans, whether they are re-enactors, role-players, or simply in love with Ragnar.

VALHALLA AWAITS…

…but in the meantime, seize the helmet by the horns (“Wagner has a lot to answer for.” – Meira mælti Wagner af kappi en viti.) and unleash your inner Norseman.*

* Or woman. This isn’t the 10th Century after all.

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