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Erik Thorvladsson, also known as Erik the Red, was a Viking explorer who, upon death, became one of the Thanes.


After his father was accused of manslaughter when he was ten, he and his family left Norway for Iceland, then after he was again accused of murder years later he was sent to Greenland.

Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard

The Sword of Summer

Magnus Chase sees him during his first feast in Valhalla.

9 from the Nine Worlds

Just Another Decapitated Head

After Odin calls a meeting with the Thanes to discuss the next captain of the Valkyries, she suggests his daughter Freydis, however Odin turns her down due to her advanced age.