After months of hard labor as a farm slave, Thorfinn begins to realize what his father meant by the words, A true warrior needs no sword. Perhaps he can find a new purchase on life in the mysterious land he heard tell of in his childhood- the continent to the west known as Vinland.
Story Locale- Medieval England Series Overview- Thorfinn is son to one of the Vikings' greatest warriors, but when his father is killed in battle by the mercenary leader Askeladd, he swears to have his revenge. Thorfinn joins Askeladd's band in order to challenge him to a duel, and ends up caught in the middle of a war for the crown of England. From the creator of the classic Planetes manga comes this epic, highly-anticipated tale.