The fourth issue of the best-selling fantasy series of the last descendant of the People of the Stars, Thorgal, living among the medieval Vikings. Black Galley is the beginning of the three-issue subseries, which tells of the fight with the ruler of the island Brek Zarith - Shardara Mighty. Thorgal lives peacefully with his pregnant wife in a safe location - the village lost somewhere on the shores of the North Sea. He put down his sword, helps villagers with the harvest, enjoying an ordinary life away from wars and intrigues. But the gods prefer him as a hero fighting evil, and therefore this idyll can not last long.