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Skadi was the daughter of a mountain giant and longed to live in her mountain
home, but Njord only felt comfortable near the sea. They tried to make it work:
they agreed to live alternately for nine nights in Thrymheim, Skadi's mountain
To churn the ocean they would have to use the golden mountain, Mandara, as a
churning rod and Vasuki, the giant serpent, as a rope. Taking the mountain and
wrapping the serpent around it, the demons held his head and the gods held his
Once he was Nagah, the mountain sheep, and one day he found a high
mountain with steep sides, ending in a sharp peak reaching up into the clouds.
He climbed to the very top. Shinob, the Great Spirit, was walking across the sky
when he ...
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This is an old book (1970s) I inherited from my father. It's rather intense so I only refer to it when one of my 'newer' books can't answer one of my questions. My favourite sections would be the one ... Read full review
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