By Sandra Hill
Has a watch for the women, loves an exceptional struggle. Splits his facets over impolite jokes. will not ask instructions regardless of how misplaced he's . . . even in a longship, for the affection of Odin! Sound like someone you recognize? possibly each guy you recognize? Toste and Vagn Ivarsson are all that and more—a lot extra. exact Viking twins, they got here squalling into this global jointly, rode their first horses on the age of 7, their first maids in the course of their 13th summer time, and rode off on longships as untried fourteen-year-old warriors. And now, having noticeable in basic terms thirty and one winters, they're approximately to stand Valhalla jointly. or perhaps anything much more tragic: being separated. For even the main virile Viking needs to finally go away his top blood brother in the back of and do conflict with that the majority fearsome of all opponents—the love of his lifestyles.
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Or a raisin. Oh, she could kill her well-intentioned father for that coarse description. As for Toste and his teasing hint that he might marry her… well, mayhap it was time to make the miscreant pay for his crime. But wait. Were those bloodstained linen strips wrapped about his bare chest? And was that bruising about his face and shoulders? Had he been injured and left untended? Even worse, had her father done the man injury in his attempts to make the man take her to wife? Can I be any more humiliated?
Shut your teeth, Helga. You are beginning to sound like a jealous milkmaid. He winced at her comment and at her rough handling of the linen strips stuck to his chest wound which she was beginning to peel away. She thought about untying him first, but decided it would be best to keep him restrained till she'd gotten all the stuck bandages off. In truth, sometimes it was less painful to just rip the linen strips off a wound than prolong the pain by a slower process. So that was just what she did.
I have told you way too many times, Father. I do not intend to wed. " " 'Tis unnatural," her father said. " she asked Vagn. Well, seeing as how I have no intention of marrying, either, 'tis a difficult question to answer. "Don't bother answering," she said with a sneer. "You men always stick together. You think women should be sheep and follow after the nearest ram. You want us to submit to your greater intellect. Hah! " "I ne'er likened myself to a ram," Vagn remarked with a laugh. " Did she really say "dangly part"?