Ragnarök and Revelation in the time of The Black Death. A Viking seeks a cure, a Knight seeks a crusade. The Ends will meet.
1348. Alrik Olvirson is a hunter, an exile and a Viking. His peaceful existence shatters when a plague ship wrecks on the shore. The disease threatens Alrik's family. He resolves to journey out of exile in search of a cure.
With every step further into Christendom Alrik unveils signs of Ragnarök, the destiny of the Gods. This plague is the Venom of The Malice Striker, serpent herald of the end times.
An eccentric Prussian doctor searches for a cure that can wake Europe from its living nightmare, while an arrogant Venetian noble needs an army to restore his wounded Republic. Discovering a city free of the Black Death, they race toward Milan to unlock its secrets.
But a zealot Knight Hospitaller, defined by his Father’s failure at the Fall of Acre, makes the last heathen his personal Crusade. He will see his violent fervour bring the world into Revelation.
Can the power of the prophecies be overcome?