“Swiftly dragons heads nodded, and just as swift swords sang, thralls cried.”
It is a tactic consisting of a coastal raid with the intention of capturing livestock and Indigenous peoples for slave trade. This tactic was enhanced by their longships’ shallow draft and has since been refined by a spy network from their many commercial encounters. These spies informed them of local customs, dates of feasts, helped as translators, indicated places to plunder, and personalities to be removed or held for ransom.
Skjald El Mary
Generally, there are several ships involved, one of which has the commanding chieftain on board.
If you see one such ship, then prepare yourself or flee.
Last Updated on 2024-02-11 by IoM-Christian