One day, he is tracked down by an uncle he barely knows-a man his mother claimed used to be dangerous. Uncle Randolph tells him an not possible secret: Magnus is the son of a Norse god.
The Viking myths are true. The gods of Asgard are preparing for war. Trolls, giants and worse monsters are stirring for doomsday. To prevent Ragnarok, Magnus should search the Nine Worlds for a weapon that has been lost for thousands of years.
When an attack by fire giants forces him to choose from his own safety and the lives of hundreds of innocents, Magnus makes a fatal decision.
Sometimes, the one option to start a new life is to die . . .