[PDF/EPUB] The Shield Maiden BY Michael Tinker Pearce

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Sigrid is a Shield Maiden who yearns to break free of the restrictions of her father’s home and join the Sworn Men in an actual raiding expedition When a small diplomatic party that includes members of the Shield Brethren lands at her family’s holding on Göttland th. Audiobook from Brilliance AudioNarrated by Mary Robinette KowalLength 225 hours Note This book is available individually as I listened to it or as a part of the book Sideuest Adventures No 1 which includes The Lion in Chains The Beast of Calatrava A Foreworld Sideuest and this storyAs with The Lion in Chains and The Beast of Calatrava A Foreworld Sideuest this story is a sideuest in the Foreworld Saga basically a side story to the main line books intended to give readers information on certain characters As with The Beast of Calatrava A Foreworld Sideuest this story seemed to be farther removed from the main crusades in The Mongoliad world taking place in the north sort of near where the Shield Brethren have their main training facility though one of the characters Halldor may have been a minor character in the main series his name was familiar at leastThis short story explores the mysterious Vor the somewhat mystical force that overtakes many of the Shield Brethren when they fight In this story we see that this force which is often mentioned in reference to the visions that some of them have notably Percival can also afflict female warriors and that it is also attributed to feats of amazing bravery and strength that it is what enables the Shield Brethren to be victorious even against crazy odds The main character in this story is a young woman Sigrid the daughter of the land owner where the story occurs She has trained as a Shield Maiden though still lives on her father s lands hasn t been allowed by her father to join any of the local skirmishes even though she s taken a vow to be a Shield Maiden Things change however when her people find themselves under attack by some Danes where Sigrid s ability in battle helps win the day plays a key role in the victory in fact Suddenly her family her people and Sigrid herself must come to terms with what she is and what she can do This story was refreshing in that it was primarily about a female warrior though some of the reactions from the other characters were all too familiarNarrated by Mary Robinette Kowal it was fitting to have a female voice narrate the story of the female warrior Kowal s narration was uite good far superior to the narrator in Siege Perilous the only other Mongoliad world story I ve listened to not narrated by Luke Daniels That said sometimes the pronunciation was odd for places or things mentioned in this book and in others For example the island where the Shield Brethren do their initiation was pronounced by Kowal as Tear s Hammer where Daniels pronounced it Tear shamar This sometimes made it confusing to keep the entire world in my head as I listened but did not detract from the overall storyAll in all it was a nice diversion for a Saturday afternoon

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G focus in fighting that sets her apart from nearly all who have ever lived and puts her in the rare company of the finest Shield BrethrenBut as Sigrid and her family confront her otherworldly ability will it prove to be a gift to be celebrated or an affliction to be cur. It does what it says on the cover I absolutely love the history of Northern Europe and was pleasantly surprised with the amount of research the authors invested in a seemingly fictional story Beautifully written too This is a solid piece of historical fantasy and I m definitely going to read of the writers work

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E party’s second in command Halldor sees in Sigrid a vision of beauty and power that might challenge and even destroy many menAnd when bloody chaos ensues at a nearby Viking fishing village Sigrid proves she has than mere talent she has Vor the fate sight an astonishin. It had possibilitiesThe book had the possibility of being very good I m sorry to say it did not live up to the expectation


10 thoughts on “The Shield Maiden

  1. says:

    Audiobook from Brilliance AudioNarrated by Mary Robinette KowalLength 225 hours Note This book is available individually as I listened to it or as a part of the book Sideuest Adventures No 1 which includes The Lion in Chains The Beast of Calatrava A Foreworld Sideuest and this storyAs with The Lion in Chains and The Beast of Calatrava A Foreworld Sideuest this story is a sideuest in the Foreworld Saga basically a side story to th

  2. says:

    This was a fast read Entertaining but not enough for me to buy the other books

  3. says:

    Interesting A uick read decent Better if momLonger Hmm a f e w m o r e w o r

  4. says:

    It had possibilitiesThe book had the possibility of being very good I'm sorry to say it did not live up to the expectation

  5. says:

    A Foreworld Sideuest A short story of Sigrid who is a Shield Maiden during her first battle and what she discovers about herself and her talents Set in what is basically Viking times I have no other knowledge of this universe and bought this because a relative of a friend wrote it and I admit to liking to support friends and their relatives Sue me I didn't expect to be as drawn into it as I was considering I had no familiarity

  6. says:

    Having read none of The Foreworld Saga but wanting a short yet fully contained read I picked up this novella as a trial I wasn’t disappointed The authors do a brilliant job of setting characters within their time without a turgid lesson on history or lifestyle That Sigrid is a Shield Maiden in her first battle is not conveyed on the page as a crass “blond beauty picks up weapon in rage”; there is a back story of

  7. says:

    It does what it says on the cover I absolutely love the history of Northern Europe and was pleasantly surprised with the amount of research the authors invested in a seemingly fictional story Beautifully written too This is a solid p

  8. says:

    Another short Novella set in the Mongoliad world This one doesn't seem to connected in any way to the main story That I've seen But it is an interesting off side adventure if you like the world the authors created

  9. says:

    Period Danes and Knights with Swords and Medieval Weapons Male and Female FightersHang in there until almost to the end of book revealing and interesting personalities You need to like conflict No room for the double standard

  10. says:

    So far all the Sideuests have been fun reads this one no different Some nice flirting and a cool battle scene

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