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He wove his words with care and love and asked Hel if she would agree to let Balder ride home with him. Asgard and Midgard and Jotunheim and Niflheim will become furnaces. When the gods finally trapped Loki and bound him. The lakes and seas and oceans were made from his blood. This kind of soothsayer was called a Volve, which means “stave-bearer”. Initial results, however, look promising. I look forward to seeing what comes to light from this work (pun intended), and am delighted to have taken part in it.

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Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (January 16, 2015)

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