Tag: medieval

Vikings vs Vampires

Vikings vs Vampires: Modern Culture in Medieval Saga

Recently I was reading through American Fantastic Tales, edited by Peter Straub and came across a story called ‘Grettir at Thorhall-stead’. At first I didn’t think much of it, it read sort of like a pulp version of a viking saga. But then, BOOM, vampire! This is a story about a flippin’ viking fighting a mother flippin’ vampire! After finishing… Read more →