"Banished Viking warrior Aydis is leaving her small-minded village far behind to embark upon a quest. Her big idea? To right the wrongs of corrupt God-King Odin, that's all. The first step of her journey is to find the cursed Valkyrie Brynhild and set her free, but a deadly shape-shifting spy stands in Aydis's way. Hail Heathen! The critically-acclaimed debut of Natasha Alterici that defies feminine archetypes while cleaving the skull of genre conventions."