Sven, the Varangian, is the main character in Vertigo's Northlanders first and currently, longest, story arc. He is also (currently) the only character to have ever received a second story arc.
Lackey of Gorm
Lord of lands, Dublin, in King Sigtrygg's service.
Vidr is the King's forest guard.
A loyal son of Ireland, he's killing King Sigtrygg's men in order to gain his freedom.
The Daughter of Magnus
Ruling authority in the town.
Blacksmith who turned on his village after being exiled for stopping the "progress" brought on by the Christians.
A young woman begrudgingly taken by the Christians and dubbed Agnes, she was abused by them until Erik came to her rescue.
Northlander hired by the Christians to collect Erik.
One of the three "shield maidens".
Eleventh generation member of The Hauksson family, his father is the first to sit back and let peacetime reign and he's not happy with that and is willing to kill his father to start his war.
Sven's friend and lover.
A little boy living in Lindisfarne who is willing to help the Northlanders in their raid.
A fierce Viking who led an army against the Saxons in Lindisfarne.
Ice fisher who finds the body of a girl encased in the ice and seeks to learn her secrets.
A norse viking
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