At Dawn, We Sail

Write about the emotions and feelings of a young Viking stepping onto a longship for the first time.

This prompt delves into the coming of age rite that a sea voyage symbolizes in Viking culture. Explore his fear and excitement, the camaraderie and tension among shipmates, the struggle with the elements, and the longing for home. The challenge is to capture the spirit and ethos of the Viking age through this young man’s experience.

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