The Saga of the Bjornings
the vengeful son
Brynjalf called Bluthbani, was born as Balik son of Bluto Othmarson. he was captured during the opening skirmishes against Blutos homeland. originally he was being held as a hostage but eventually learned what kind of man his father was and began to embrace his captors as his new family. changing his name from Balik to Brynjalf. he was given the nickname Bluthbani literally meaning bloodbane, as he despises the blood cult of his father, but also a play of the name of his father bluto meaning he is also blutos bane. though a young man of only 13 he has sworn to be the one who kills bluto the butcher. the seer Gudrun has seen that brynjalf will lead a short and violent life but is key to fulfilling a great prophecy, she has referred to him as the knot and the shears. for he will bind many threads in the tapestry of fate and as well sever many more.