[SCA-AE] Norse Riddle
torvaldr at skaldic.com
Tue Oct 6 15:26:54 EDT 2009
Hi, I have tried multiple times to send answers to you off list, but I keep getting a permanent fatal error.
----- Original Message -----
From: David Friedman
To: discussion at aethelmearc.org
Sent: Tuesday, October 06, 2009 1:16 AM
Subject: Re: [SCA-AE] Norse Riddle
>To reciprocate for Torvaldr's riddles, here's one of mine. Unlike
>his, mine are not in the form of a skaldic poem. But they are about
>matters Norse--the sagas, the eddic material, the culture.
>If you haven't seen it before, feel free to post your answer to the
>list. If you have--I sometimes ask my riddles at my bardic
>I was a hostage for one
>Who, being brave, broke faith.
>Now I and my twin brother are parted forever.
Someone replied to this off list with the correct answer. I asked if
I could post the name and got no response, so I won't.
The answer is the right hand of Tyr.
Because I was overlooked
One who could
Gave me to one who could not
To use as he did not intend.
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