Eric Brighteyes a Witch's Welcome Author:Sigfriour Skaldaspillir His blue eyes shone like stars in the heavens so they named him Eric Brighteyes. Son of Thorgimur Iron-Toe and Saevona the Silent, there was no man like him for strength, handsomeness and daring. His enemies feared him and the fairest women in the land loved him: Gudruda the Fair and Swanhild the Fatherless. — Exiled from Iceland, his beloved... more » home, for killing Blacktooth's son. Eric was doomed to outlawinry--forced into viking for three years. Together with Whitefire, the legendary sword with the golden hilt, and Skollogrim,his trusted berserk companion, he sailed forth on the Gudruda, named for the woman he loved and desired because of it, destined to be his destruction.