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Web Comic / Vapnthjofr Saga

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Vapnthjofr saga is a Historical Fantasy comic set in a World of Funny Animals, that started in january 2020.

The comic takes place in the nordic kingdom of Jamtaland, where a religious conflict has spiraled into a civil war. An unlikely group is wrapped up in the conflict and sent out on a seemingly impossible mission.

The comic can be read here.

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  • Downer Beginning: The first scene after the prologue takes place in a prison, with prisoners lingering at death' door.
  • Foreign Language Title: The title is in old Norse.
  • Furry Reminder: Ailu the snowy owl eats a flatbread burrito by swallowing it whole in the same manner that an owl would swallow a lemming or a mouse.
  • Has Two Mommies: Hillevi is a woman; she and her wife have three kids.
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  • Historical Fantasy: The webcomic takes place in the Viking age, and has themes of Norse myths.
  • One-Man Army: The weapon thief is told to be able to slay entire armies by herself.
  • Seldom-Seen Species: Water shrews, lammgeimers, mergansers and capercallies has shown up.


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