Monthly Archives: March 2012

THE SAGA OF GISLI THE OUTLAW – CHAPTER 15 – THORKEL’S SLAYING

NOW the story goes on that next spring Bork fares to Thorskafirth Thing with a great company, and means to meet his friends there. Gest sails from the west from his house at Redsand on Bardastrand, and Thorkel Soursop comes … Continue reading

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THE SAGA OF GISLI THE OUTLAW – CHAPTER 14 – GISLI SLIPS THROUGH BORK’S FINGERS

SO they parted; and Bork and his men row to the isle, and land, and see the men on the Vadsteinberg, and make thither, and think they have done a good stroke of business. But all the while it was … Continue reading

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THE SAGA OF GISLI THE OUTLAW – CHAPTER 13 – GISLI GOES TO INGIALLD

NOW all is quiet, and Gisli goes again to Thorgerda, and is with her another winter. But the summer after he goes back to Geirthiofsfirth, and is there till autumn draws near. Then he goes once more to his brother … Continue reading

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THE SAGA OF GISLI THE OUTLAW – CHAPTER 12 – GISLI BEGINS TO DREAM

THE next three years Gisli was sometimes in his house at Geirthiofsfirth, and sometimes with Thorkel the Wealthy, harboured by stealth. Other three years he spent in roaming over the land, and going from house to house asking help and … Continue reading

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THE SAGA OF GISLI THE OULAW – CHAPTER 11 – GISLI AN OUTLAW

SO Bork and his men rode on after that by the path over the sands till they get across the mouth of Sandwater; there they get off their horses and bait. Then Thorkel says he wishes to see his brother-in-law … Continue reading

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THE SAGA OF GISLI THE OULAW – CHAPTER 10 – GISLI BETRAYS HIMSELF

NOW Thorgrim’s ale of heirship is brewed and drunk, and Bork gives good gifts to many of his friends. The next thing we have to say is, that Bork bargains with Thorgrim Bottlenose that he should work spells and charms, … Continue reading

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THE SAGA OF GISLI THE OULAW – CHAPTER 9 – THORGRIM’S SLAYING

NOW the games ceased, and the summer comes on, and there was rather a coldness between Thorgrim and Gisli. Thorgrim meant to have a harvest feast on the first night of winter, and to sacrifice to Frey. He bids to … Continue reading

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