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Rose Blackwell By PaintingTheRosesRed Updated Jul 12, 2017

For the warriors of Geatland, there is nothing greater than glory. For Brynhildr, daughter of Geatland's king, it is the only way to prove herself. 

Born with a freakish appearance, Bryn bears an eerie resemblance to the trolls, the vicious monsters that have terrorized her father's lands for generations. And with the trolls' sudden disappearance in the year of her birth, Bryn has had to endure the brunt of her people's fear and hatred all her life. 

Haunted by malicious rumors and angry at the world, Bryn only wishes for the glory that will earn her father's acceptance. But glory comes at a heavy price, one that Bryn discovers she may not be willing to pay...

"Let whoever can, win glory before death. When a warrior is gone, that will be his best and only bulwark."
-	Anonymous author of Beowulf 

Winner of the Fairy Tale Community Mix-up Novel Contest and the Fairytale Community Retelling Awards! A retelling of Tatterhood, Beowulf, and The Ring Cycle.

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OctaviaLocke OctaviaLocke Apr 16, 2017
I thoroughly enjoyed this chapter. Especially the pacing, not too long or too short. Looking forward to more. :)
EricaChanWrites EricaChanWrites May 15, 2017
Loving the start. Poor Bryn! And I'm curious to find out why she's like that...
MoFlame MoFlame Jul 28, 2017
I would imagine she is using a practice sword, yes? Smashing boulders with a real metal sword can't be good for it
tgran18 tgran18 Feb 10
I suppose wondering if she had a distant and not talked about relative she resembled would throw things off kilter. I did think of Brave also.
KarthickRoshan KarthickRoshan Mar 05, 2017
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fashionablady fashionablady Feb 21, 2017
Aw, come on. Who doesn't love walking around reminding everyone of vomit?!