Rune Stone #1: The Top Five Epic and Hilarious Moments in the Norse Sagas

Midgard to Middle Earth

So today I decided to post my first Rune Stone, which will be my name for the “fun lists.” Why “Rune Stone”, you ask? Well Rune Stones were used in Norse and Celtic cultures as a way of marking locations and inscribing short poems or messages. Since the format of the list posts is shorter than the article posts, I thought the name apt. Anyway, on to the first Rune Stone!  Huzza!

Rune Stone #1: 

The Norse sagas are filled with many strange and wonderful things: Monsters and Heroes, Warriors and Villains, Valiant Queens and Mischievous Craftsmen.  Though the language may be a little stilted and antiquated for modern audiences, the stories contained within these 1,000 year old writings are as vivid and engaging as any modern story. And, I would say, they are often more entertaining that modern fiction. Imagine the gore and politicking of Game of Thrones

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About Jack

BRIEF BIO: Jack Gunter is a writer of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and songs. He is the co-owner of Open Door Communications, a copywriter, an inventor, and a former broker and private investigator. He is a naturalist and an amateur scientist and cryptologist. He likes to compose music and to design and play games and puzzles of all types. He homeschooled his children. He lives in the Upstate of South Carolina with his beautiful wife, talented two daughters, his old friend and Great Dane Sam, and his three Viking Cats.

Posted on March 31, 2015, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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