Chapter Ten: Affairs in Asturias

As Jarl Rathbarth commanded, Rie and her warband sailed to Asturias to negotiate with the Asturians to convince them to switch alliance from the Saxons to the Danes. If they join, not only they won’t be raided and the Vikings will raid Andalusia, the Spanish’s arch enemy at that time until the reconquista is finished.…

Chapter Nine: Siege of Dun Taruo

After Rie pledged loyalty to Northhymbre, Northhymbre pointed its sword to the Picts at the North. Soon, Northhymbre went to  war with Kingdom of Alban. Major Alban cities like Scuin and Cell Rigmonaid fell to the viking army quickly. Rie was rewarded of Scuin for her efforts in war.  As result, the Kingdom of Alban is…

Chapter Eight: Say Bye to Your Friends

In previous days, Bodo had constantly reminding Rie about choosing who to deliver the letter, the Vikings or the Saxons.  Today is the inevitible day that the choice should be made.  Either way, some of your companions will be lost.  Either the Christians or the Pagans,  Christian campanions will leave if Rie chooses to deliver…

Chapter Seven: Conflict in Mercia

As most of the Danish reinforcement is destroyed by Sven Bull Neck, the Ragnarssons, vikings that are invading England, only can rely on themselves on the war with Mercia and Wessex.  After reporting to Jarl Rathbarth, Rie and her warband arrived at Bjorn Ironside’s camp to discuss about the siege in Snutingaham, Mercia; and of…

Chapter Seven: Bull Neck’s Betrayal

After the trail and the dual with Reginhard in Denmark, Rie sailed along with the Viking expedition to England. In the same time, Bull Neck prepared a big betrayal plot for his brother Olvir White Hair. Eventually, he destroyed most of the viking ships and killed of the warriors at the surprise naval attack. Luckily, our…

Rumors of Mount and Blade

Pretty accurate review and so far I only played Viking Conquest because I just love the theme of vikings, saxon, celts… and the music Last month Dither at Rumors of War wrote about a quest idea he was impressed with in Mount & Blade. A year or two ago, a friend gifted me an extra…