As the last settlers board the ships which will carry them to Anglia, Eofer and the men of his war band are sent to harry the Danish coast, drawing the enemy eastwards as King Eomær’s host lands in the west
But the gods of war can be fickle, and the ravaging does not end as planned.
A warlord, Ubba silk beard, leads the counterattack. Driving the raiders from the kingdom he pursues them through the forests of Scania as the war of fire and steel rages on.
Other forces are at work, other ventures already in play.
Seizing his chance for kingship an assassin strikes, and a new power emerges as the young Danish king gathers his army and marches to confront the invader.
Gods of War is the second volume in the bestselling King’s Bane series, the genesis of England.
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FIRE & STEEL
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