mostly void, partially stars
I know a hall standing
far from the sun,
In Nástrand:
the doors to northward are turned;
Venom-drops falls
down from the roof-holes;
That hall is bordered
with backs of serpents.
There are doomed to wade
the weltering streams
Men that are mansworn,
and they that murderers are.

- Snorri Sturluson

Image: An illustration of Náströnd (1895) by Lorenz Frølich.

I know a hall standing

far from the sun,

In Nástrand:

the doors to northward are turned;

Venom-drops falls

down from the roof-holes;

That hall is bordered

with backs of serpents.

There are doomed to wade

the weltering streams

Men that are mansworn,

and they that murderers are.


Snorri Sturluson


Image: An illustration of Náströnd (1895) by Lorenz Frølich.

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