Of Vikings and Indians - a historic fiction short story by Owen Richason

Of Vikings and Indians

Around 1000 AD, a group of explorers sailed over 2,200 nautical miles from Grœnland to North America in search of exotic treasure. But, what they found instead caused the intrepid Norsemen to hastily abandon their only settlement and quickly retreat back to Scandinavia - nearly 500 years before Columbus ever set foot on the New World… Pelting rain relentlessly soaked every tunic and cloak. Leather shoes sloshed about the exposed wooden deck of the Viking longship, its planks so swollen, water began to pool higher and higher, slowing all rowing to a long, drawn-out, slippery grind. The sails tightly folded away as they would only increase danger if loose or hoisted as the wind whipped wil
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