A cataclysmic tidal wave destroys the Jutland peninsula, home to the Cimbri, a Germanic tribe already living on the edge of survival.
The Cimbri nation embarks on an unprecedented migration that will take them on a twenty-year quest to find a new homeland. Following the ancient trade routes and the great rivers of Europe they traverse foreboding swamps, primordial forests, vast plains, and mountains that touch the sky.
Borr, the son of the Cimbri chieftain Haistulf, grows from a sickly young man into a warrior of renown and when a devastating plague takes his parents and many of his tribe, Borr is thrust into the leadership of his clan.
When a jealous god’s curse is revealed as the reason for their sufferings, the Cimbri continue on their journey, but their rampage in Noricum has attracted the attention of the Roman Republic.
A fictional story based on real people and real events. Archeological and historical facts are seamlessly woven into a fictional world full of violence, climactic change, and social upheaval. It's a story about people trying to survive, to love each other, and to rebuild their lives after everything they know is destroyed. It will keep you riveted through every page, anticipating the next challenge Borr and his family will face.