The Sword of Hervor
Author Adam Bushnell
Hervor doesn’t enjoy the same things as other Viking girls, like cooking. She prefers archery and sword fighting. So when she discovers that her father had been a great warrior who was killed in battle, she decides to become a shield maiden – a great warrior like him. If only she could retrieve his sword…
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Chapter 1 The Secret
Hervor is deep in the woods, fighting deadly Viking warriors. Well, she is pretending to. But it is soon time for her to return to the village, where she overhears an interesting conversation...
Chapter 2 The Sword
Hervor learns more about her father and cannot believe her mother has kept him a secret for so long. It certainly explains her own warrior spirit and love of fighting...
Chapter 3 The Island
Hervor is determined to find the island and retrieve her father’s magical sword, but it involves a journey across the sea. How can she possibly manage this?
Chapter 4 The Challenges
Hervor may have reached the island where her father lies with his magical sword, Tyrfing, but her quest is far from over. Now, she must face difficult challenges to claim his sword...
Chapter 5 Tyrfing the Sword
Hervor must face her biggest challenge yet: the ice giant Thrym, who once killed her father. She is desperate for revenge but has no weapons or armour. Will Hervor survive to claim Tyrfing?
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