tells that the power of the
strength, prowess, virility, and cunning---can be bought for the going
rate of a man's soul.
the heather hills of the Highlands, the Viking god Odin lurks in shadowy
places listening for the bitter howl of a man, brutalized beyond mortal
endurance, to envoke his aid.
holds that if the man is worthy, the primal breath of the gods blows into
the man's heart, making him an undefeatable warrior.
whisper that the Berserker is an incomparable lover; legend holds there
is a single true mate for him. Like the wolf, he loves but once and for
in the mountains of Scotland, the Circle Elders say that the Berserker,
once summond, can never be dismissed---and if the man does not learn to
accept the primitive instincts of the beast within, he will die.
Tells of such a man.....
Twilight of the Gods)
tells that Ragnarok--the final battle of the gods--will herald the
end of the world.
will rage in the kingdom of the gods. In the last battle, Odin will be
devoured by a wolf. The earth will be destroyed by fire, and th universe
will sink into the sea.
holds that this final destruction will be followed by rebirth. The earth
will reemerge from the water, lush and teeming with new life. It is prophesied
the sons of the dead Aesir will return to Asgard, the home of the gods,
and reign again.
the mountains of Scotland, the Circle Elders say Odin doesn't believe in
taking any chances, that he schemes to defy fate by breeding his warrior
race of Berserkers into the Scottish bloodlines, deeply hidden. They await
the twilight of the gods, at which time he will summon them to fight for
him once more.
tells that there are Berserkers walking among us, even now....
do not know if the Legends here are truth or fiction. I found them in a
book by Karen Marie Moning. The title is "To Tame a Highland Warrior".
read the book and the legend caught my attention so greatly that I knew
I wanted to make a page out of it. All the credit is hers..