The Adventures of Einarr Stigandersen

by AlleneLowrey

Original ONGOING Action Adventure Fantasy High Fantasy Magic Male Lead Mythos Strong Lead

Einarr Stigandersen is the dispossessed prince of Raenshold, his father its landless Thane. They sail from port to port, leading a vagabond's life aboard the longship Vidofnir, until a fateful battle with a demon ship and an unnatural storm send them reeling to Kjell Hall. A princess' beauty and the Jarl's wrath soon conspire to send Einarr on a series of impossible quests.

Will Einarr and the Vidofnings find adventure, glory, and revenge, or will they end as ashes in the frozen seas?


Chapters released Tuesdays and Thursdays. Newest chapters can be found on my personal blog (2 chapters ahead).


 

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Table of Contents
Chapter Name Release Date
1.1 - A Sudden Squall ago
1.2 - Aftermath ago
1.3 - In the Hall of the Sea King ago
1.4 - Funeral Rites ago
1.5 - Tafl ago
1.6 - Winter Hunt ago
1.7 - Feast in the Hall ago
1.8 - Dance Fight! ago
1.9 - Spring Thaw ago
1.10 - Runaway Bride ago
1.11 - Capture ago
1.12 - Negotiations ago
1.13 - Glíma ago
1.14 - Setting Sail ago
1.15 - Assault on the Open Seas ago
1.16 - Kalalintu Island ago
1.17 - A Daring Rescue ago
1.18 - Eternal Storm ago
1.19 - Svartlauf Island ago
1.20 - Fimbulvulf ago
1.21 - The Search ago
1.22 - The Cave ago
1.23 - Dwarven Tunnels ago
1.24 - Giant's Palace ago
1.25 - Treasure Room ago
1.26 - The Isinntog ago
1.27 - Chase ago
1.28 - Midden Maze ago
1.29 - Escape from Svartlauf ago
1.30 - Field Medicine ago
1.31 - Kem Harbor ago
1.32 - Physician ago
1.33 - To Catch a Thief ago
1.34 - Homecoming ago
2.1 - Catching Up ago
2.2 - On the Way to Market ago
2.3 - Reki ago
2.4 - The Song of Raen ago
2.5 - News of an Oracle ago
2.6 - Valkyrie! ago
2.7 - Song of War, Song of Peace ago
2.8 - Butcher's Bill ago
2.9 - Son of Erik ago
2.10 - Attilsund ago
2.11 - The First Trial ago
2.12 - Faithless Hospitality ago
2.13 - Fidelity & Honor ago
2.14 - Heart of a Dwarf ago
2.15 - The Second Trial ago
2.16 - Desperate Battle ago
2.17 - Vision of Home ago
2.18 - A Father's Honor ago
2.19 - A Moment of Respite ago
2.20 - The Third Trial ago
2.21 - A Tune for All Seasons ago
2.22 - Hall Dance ago
2.23 - Felling the Bunyan Tree ago
2.24 - Arring's Vald ago
2.25 - The Weaver's Palace ago
2.26 - Jorir's Pledge ago
2.27 - Reading the Weave ago
2.28 - Seeking Kin ago
2.29 - Unweaving ago
2.30 - Feast ago
2.31 - Ship-Barrow ago
3.1 - Leaving Attilsund ago
3.2 - Icy Seas ago
3.3 - Grave of Ships ago
3.4 - Rivals ago
3.5 - Between Wind & Water ago
3.6 - By Man & Monster Beset ago
3.7 - Battles' End ago
3.8 - Relics ago
3.9 - Investigation ago
3.10 - Search Parties ago
3.11 - Threatening Storm ago
3.12 - Vanishing ago
3.13 - Darkness ago
3.14 - Unnatural Chill ago
3.15 - Lost in the Mist ago
3.16 - Ghostly Assault ago
3.17 - Underground ago
3.18 - Allthane's Feast ago
3.19 - Dance with the Devil ago
3.20 - Sword Dance ago
3.21 - Enticement of Food ago
3.22 - Unexpected Allies ago
3.23 - Telling of Tales ago
3.24 - Unification ago
3.25 - Blood Binding ago
3.26 - A Little Illumination ago
3.27 - Breaking Through ago
3.28 - Duelling the Shade ago
3.29 - Battle's End ago
3.30 - Rite of Passing ago
3.31 - A Full Hold ago
3.32 - A Full Hold ago
3.33 - Hidden Maze ago
4.1 - An Unexpected Arrival ago
4.2 - Alliance ago
4.3 - The Search Begins ago
4.4 - Massacre ago
4.5 - Runes ago
4.6 - The Isle of the Cult ago
4.7 - Infiltration ago
4.8 - Temple ago
4.9 - Descent ago
4.10 - Strike Team ago
4.11 - Blitz ago
4.12 - Dungeon's Depths ago
4.13 - Secret Passage ago
4.14 - Temple Guards ago
4.15 - Breaking Out ago
4.16 - Hammer & Anvil ago
4.17 - Pursuit ago
4.18 - Grendel ago
4.19 - Boarding ago
4.20 - Respite ago
4.21 - Red Vengeance ago
4.22 - Black Horror ago
4.23 - Changing Tide ago
4.24 - Fire Rain ago
NOT A CHAPTER ago
4.25 - Unnatural Selection ago
4.26 - A New Deal ago
4.27 - Aftermath ago
4.28 - Duel ago
5.1 - Matrons of the Hall ago
5.2 - Wise Women's Table ago
5.3 - Medicinal Bath ago
5.4 - Hasty Departure ago
5.5 - Whispering Woods ago
5.6 - At the Blue Hall ago
5.7 - A Borrowed Boat ago
5.8 - Lost in Fog ago
5.9 - Undersea Assailant ago
5.10 - Into the Tower ago
5.11 - Bubbles ago
5.12 - Among the Leaves So Green ago
5.13 - Hero Worship ago
5.14 - Raven Dreams ago
5.15 - Altered Memory ago
5.16 - Floor Three ago
5.17 - Stenjätte ago
5.18 - Closed Circle ago
5.19 - Deathmatch Tafl ago
5.20 - Tuichu ago
5.21 - Relational Maze ago
5.22 - Mortality ago
5.23 - Valkyrie ago
5.24 - Second Chance ago
5.25 - Infirmary ago
5.26 - Poultice ago
5.27 - Raven-Door ago
5.28 - Huginn and Muninn ago
5.29 - Örlögnir ago
5.30 - Escaping the Tower ago
6.1 - Landfall ago
6.2 - Stew ago
6.3 - Engimýri ago
6.4 - Silence of a Startled Wood ago
6.5 - Capture ago
6.6 - Guardians of the Forest ago
6.7 - A Nearly Peaceful Night ago
6.8 - Infiltration ago
6.9 - Bear ago
6.10 - Grasping Branches ago
Merry Christmas! ago
6.11 - Field Dressing ago
6.12 - Wolves ago
6.13 - The Woodsman ago
6.14 - Aftermath ago
6.15 - The Test ago
6.16 - Through the Hills ago
6.17 - Heavy Fire ago
6.18 - Troll ago
6.19 - Forest Chase ago
6.20 - Lair ago
6.21 - Ghost Town ago
6.22 - The Salty Maid ago
6.23 - Secret Passage ago
6.24 - Tracks ago
6.25 - Banditry ago
6.26 - Spirit Bait ago
6.27 - Revenant ago
6.28 - Reap the Whirlwind ago
6.29 - Dispositions ago
6.30 - Discoveries ago
6.31 - Gathering Together ago
6.32 - Departure ago
6.33 - Ghost Stories ago
6.34 - Journal ago
6.35 - The Key ago
6.36 - The Plan ago
6.37 - Haunts ago
6.38 - Treasure Chamber ago
6.39 - Departure ago
7.1 - Reunion ago
7.2 - Seeking ago
7.3 - Elf Bargain ago
7.4 - Farewells ago
7.5 - The High Road ago
7.6 - The Shrouded Village ago
7.7 - Apprentice Runecraft ago
Not a chapter ago
Not a chapter, pt. 2 ago
7.8 - Syntax ago
7.9 - Temple ago
7.10 - Wards ago
7.11 - Rematch ago
7.12 - Broken Cage ago
7.13 - Lodge ago
7.14 - Search ago
7.15 - Fever ago
7.16 - Runestones ago
7.17 - Practical Magic ago
7.18 - Crone ago
7.19 - Tracking ago
7.20 - Return ago
7.21 - Divination ago
7.22 - Hall of the Fallen ago
7.23 - Layers ago
7.24 - Wards ago
7.25 - Inferno ago
7.26 - Wisdom of Runes ago
7.27 - Eskiborg ago
7.28 - Bells ago
7.29 - The Pewter Pot ago
7.30 - Midnight Assault ago
7.31 - The Bjorn ago
7.32 - The Muspel Shroud ago
7.33 - Leaving Eskiborg ago
7.34 - Master's Prerogative ago
Oops ago
8.1 - Dawn of Spring ago
8.2 - Berth Hunt ago
8.3 - Captain Kormund ago
8.4 - Setting Sail ago
8.5 - Pursuit ago
8.6 - Ambush ago
8.7 - Gossip ago
8.8 - Cat and Mouse ago
8.9 - Into the Night ago
8.10 - Parley ago
8.11 - Petition ago
8.12 - A New Quest ago
8.13 - Agreement ago
8.14 - Kettleness ago
8.15 - A Slight Wrinkle ago
8.16 - Rescue Party ago
8.17 - Southwaite ago
8.18 - Jailbreak ago
8.19 - Imperial Princess ago
8.20 - Armory ago
8.21 - Under Seige ago
8.22 - Hrist ago
8.23 - Tying a Net ago
8.24 - Bait ago
8.25 - Fire Ship ago
8.26 - Inferno ago
8.27 - Empire and Clan ago
8.28 - Value ago
9.1 - Burn ago
9.2 - Vidofnir ago
9.3 - Wolfling Raid ago
9.4 - A New Quest ago
9.5 - War Footing ago
9.6 - Sinmora ago
9.7 - Ocean Skirmish ago
9.8 - Nightfall ago
9.9 - Refugees ago
9.10 - Stealth ago
9.11 - Parley ago
9.12 - Runic Ward ago
9.13 - Reki ago
9.14 - Breidelstein ago
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Diodato Adinolfi
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Great as the title said, I have to say that this novel it's amazing and I don't know why it's so unknown. It's well written, the charachters are well depicted, and there is a good story, I recommend all of you to try it, it's just the first 3 or 4 chapters that are a little slow and maybe someone is stopped by this, but after that it's really nice. A litlle summary: we'll see the adventure of Einarr, his father, and their clan/crew to reconquer their "reign", in a world of the viking age, with magic, mythological creatures, where there are the concepts of honor, loyalty, love and a lot more, I will not say anithing more because you have to read it.

If the author is reading I'd want to say in my humble opinion some hints that maybe are also the reasons of not so many readers: with the premise that I'm not the one who says "too slow, fast fast etc. etc.", I think that the start has a lot of description but lack of just a pair of sentences to catch fully the reader as "how many sailors/warriors are on the Vidofnir?" or in another way " how many members have this clan?", and "how big is this vidofnir?", they are just little bit of information but i think they'll give a more complete picture. Another thing is the world building, as I said there are very nice description but we don't know pratically nothing of where are our crew, they sail, they dock somewhere, it'll be a more interesting know more pratical information, not exhaustive but what we could call " the common knowledge". The last thing, the author use terms that I think are of the vikings age (and this show how much hard work is used) but with no explations, sure, you'll understand but maybe just some words before or after will make clearer that type of race or that place etc. etc. hopefully to be not desrespectful

I can only say to all, GO AND GIVE A TRY AND YOU WILL NOT REGRET IT.

 
 
 
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Like Odysseus in Viking age Scandinavia

(as of chapter 7.22)

It's strange but this story seems to be quite unknown with not many readers and barely any comments in it, even though it is very good and has been around for a long time with many chapters.
Einarr's father and their longship crew want to reclaim their home and thanedom which they lost to treachery and dark magics when he was a little boy, at the same time Einarr wants to get jarl's approval to marry that one's daughter. To succeed in the latter (and the former if possible), he has to solve many tasks and beat lots of obstacles, one more difficult than the other.

Style: The story is told in third-person internal style from Einarr's POV (and I remember two short scenes with different POV). The descriptions are good, the story arcs well-crafted and the literary devices skillfully used.

Story: The adventures Einarr experiences heavily draw from Norse myth and mysticism (gods, mythical beasts, various kinds of magic) and are presented like the Homeric Odyssey (having many adventures and solving tasks during a convoluted sea voyage). The pacing is fine, exciting scenes alternating with more quiet moments and there is a clear overarching (double-)plot with multiple but clearly defined sub-plots. The whole story is divided into shorter "books" that each follow a completed sub-story arc with a solid but manageable length if you don't want to read everything at once.

Grammar: Excellent and I noticed only very few typos.

Characters: The people we meet during the story exhibit many of the cliché characteristics of pop culture Vikings: strong, courageous, good sailors, true to their word. That's not necessarily a bad thing though. Einarr is a MC the readers can easily identify with, tackling difficult tasks with as much courage as we modern basement-dwellers enviously tell ourselves we would have in such a situation in order to win the most precious of prices. His companions check off stereotypical lists as well but that makes an avid reader feel right at home in this story. Not having stupid over-the-top characters is a blessing as well.

In total, 'the Adventures of Einarr Stigandersen' is a very good story set in the old north that combines mythological concepts with elements from adventure stories. I recommend reading it, you'll even learn some interesting stuff about old Norse culture and lore.

tarakis
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The Viking Life for ME!!

This story has entertained and educated me about the Vikings. I look forward to each and every chapter it is very well written and keeps you wanting and coming back for more. The characters and mythology are so engaging that I almost wish I could be a crew member for Einarr when he finally launches his own longship. 

:D CHEERS (c)

Lone
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This author holds a great amount of dedication towards their work which is very heartwarming to see.

I would recommend this book to anyone that sees it on that fact alone.

When I have some spare time, I will be reading this fiction.

Keep up the good work, author, and you've won my respect.