A Norse army surrounded in a last stand upon a lonely hill in the depth of night, doomed to annihilation. Ulfrik Ormsson is trapped with them, and only his desperate plan holds any chance for escape.
Horns blare, swords flash, and axes raise in a torrent of chaos and violence. Ally and enemy alike clash in the madness of battle.
Ulfrik and his sons carry the fury of the Norsemen to the encircling Franks. When the sun rises only one side will claim victory.
Witness the life of Ulfrik Ormsson. Stand with him at the birth of Normandy and beyond, and follow him into the shieldwall in this final volume of the series.