The slave girl doesnt even have a name. The bullying Vikings call herFleece because they make her look after the sheep. She works hard allday, and at night she must serve them food and wine. When an accidenthappens, and the Vikings have to bury their warrior chief, it lookslike Fleece will have the most difficult job of her life - going withhim to the afterworld. Surely this is a journey from which there is noescape...A Viking story blending Norse mythology with historical fact and Terry Dearys vividly imagined characters.