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Myths: Every Child Should Know By Hamilton Wright Mabie
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Among every people there are stories, superstitions, traditions, phrases, which are not to be explained by the ideas or beliefs of people now living. These stories vary greatly in details; they fit... More > every climate and wear the peculiar dress of every country; but it is easy to see that they are made up of the same materials, and that they describe the same persons or ideas or things whether they are told in Greece or India or Norway or Brittany. The Three Golden Apples, The Pomegranate Seeds, The Golden Touch, The Gorgon's Head, The Dragon's Teeth, The Miraculous Pitcher, The Paradise Of Children, The Argonauts, How the Centaur Trained the Heroes on Pelion, How Jason Lost His Sandal in Anauros, How They Built the Ship Argo in Iolcos, How the Argonauts Were Driven into the Unknown Sea, How the Argonauts Sailed to Colchis, What Was the End of the Heroes, The Giant Builder, How Odin Lost His Eye, The Quest Of The Hammer, The Apples Of Idun, The Death Of Balder, The Star And The Lily< Less
Ragnarök By Kasei
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Ragnarök n'est pas l'histoire de la mort fatale d'Ódinn, de Thórr et des autres dieux scandinaves lors de l'accomplissement du Destin. Ce n'est pas non plus l'histoire d'un couple... More > d'humains perdus chez ces mêmes dieux et qui cherchent à comprendre les bizarreries de ce Destin. Non, Ragnarök c'est d'abord l'histoire de Xavier, un cadre ordinaire à l'intelligence gâchée, qui découvre un livre narrant ces autres histoires. Un livre rouge dans lequel l'étrange couple parle... mais à qui s'adresse-t-il, et qui écrit ? Qui est Okil et pourquoi lisons-nous, nous, toutes les pensées de Xavier ?< Less
Koningen en Valkyrja's, een verhaal uit het land dat de Romeinen Germania noemden By Jurre Kielen
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Het land dat de Romeinen Germania noemden was een brute, gewelddadige wereld. Elke man was een krijger, en elke krijger wist dat hij op het slagveld een vreselijke dood kon sterven. Toch wierp hij... More > zich zonder vrees in de strijd, in de overtuiging dat hij na de dood zou voortleven in een mythisch paradijs. Valhalla, het hemelse paleis van Odin, de koning der goden, was een plaats van eindeloze schoonheid en geluk. De zielen van de gesneuvelde krijgers werden naar Valhalla gebracht door engelachtige vrouwelijke wezens, de ‘kiezers van de gevallenen’, de Valkyrja’s.< Less
A Viking Love Story By Peter Ohs
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This is a re-write of an old Viking legend dealing with discovery of Vineland, love, adventure, death and conversion from Odin worship me to Christianity. A shield-maiden was a woman who had chosen... More > to fight as a warrior in Scandinavian folklore and mythology. The mythical Valkyries may have been based on the shield-maidens.< Less
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XB-70 Valkerie Pilot's Flight Operating Manual By United States Air Force and NASA
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The XB-70 Valkyrie was an aircraft ahead of its time. Equipped with drooping wingtips, and designed with one of the highest lift-to-drag ratios in aviation history, the XB-70 challenged the known... More > concepts of the flight envelope and demanded extraordinary developments in engineering and construction. The test program produced promising results, including a Mach 3 flight in May of 1966. Yet after a disastrous collision later that year resulted in the loss of one of two prototypes, the Valkyrie program was curtailed. The remaining craft was retired in 1969. Originally printed by NASA and the Air Force in the 1960’s, this Flight Operating Handbook taught pilots everything they needed to know before entering the cockpit. Classified “Restricted”, the manual was recently declassified and is here reprinted in book form. This affordable facsimile has been slightly reformatted. Care has been taken however to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less
A Daughter of the Snows By Jack London
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A Daughter of the Snows is Jack London's first novel. Set in the Yukon, it tells the story of Frona Welse, "a Stanford graduate and physical Valkyrie" who takes to the trail after upsetting... More > her wealthy father's community by her forthright manner and befriending the town's prostitute. She is also torn between love for two suitors: Gregory St Vincent, a local man who turns out to be cowardly and treacherous; and Vance Corliss, a Yale-trained mining engineer.< Less
"Heartbreak Junkies: Volume One" By Gerry Arce
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"Heartbreak Junkies : Volume One" is a collection of three screenplays by writer Gerry Arce, "If Cupid had a Gun..." and "The Ballad of the Valkyrie", and... More > "Girlfriend". Quentin Tarantino's A Band Apart has called the writing "Impressive", and award-winning producer/director Mo Fitzgibbon has called it "Daring, Hip, & Original". (Warning: Explicit Language)< Less
A Daughter of the Snows By Jack London
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A Daughter of the Snows (1902) is Jack London's first novel. Set in the Yukon, it tells the story of Frona Welse, "a Stanford graduate and physical Valkyrie" who takes to the trail after... More > upsetting her wealthy father's community by her forthright manner and befriending the town's prostitute. She is also torn between love for two suitors: Gregory St Vincent, a local man who turns out to be cowardly and treacherous; and Vance Corliss, a Yale-trained mining engineer.< Less
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