The Sword-and-Sorcery of History Part I: The Flashing Sword of Hereward the Wake

The Sword-and-Sorcery of History Part I: The Flashing Sword of Hereward the Wake

The literary devices and themes that lie at the heart of Sword-and-Sorcery far predate the twentieth century. Join Black Gate‘s Joe McCullough on a quest back in time to visit some of the myths and legendry that led to the genre we know and love. In this first installment, McCullough takes a look at the battle-torn life of Hereward the Wake, who thrived during the time of William the Conqueror.

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