The sea-king known as Mysing was a trader and a warrior, with grey eyes and the nose of hawk. Many said he had the mind of a hawk, too: sharp, opportunistic, and sometimes cruel. Mysing and his men invaded the lands of King Frodi, drawn there by a low rumble of song. A melody of pain and torment and misfortune, blood and tears and separation.
—- Kat Day, How do you Sense the Sea, Child
Today we have a modified retelling of a old Norse story, with some inorganic and dye chemistry thrown in (I like that).
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from the fiction phial