A shieldmaiden (Old Norse: skjaldmær, Danish: skjoldmø, Norwegian: skjoldmøy, Swedish: sköldmö, German: Schildmaid) in Scandinavian folklore and mythology was a woman who had chosen to fight as a warrior. They are often mentioned in sagas such as Hervarar saga ok Heiðreks and in Gesta Danorum.
No way in hell they were this fucking haut
- Because their beliefs allowed for it (Odinism, Asatru), which far succeeded that compared to modern day western religions.33% (7)38% (10)36% (17)Vote
- Because all they could accomplish was based upon strength of the people, the more helping hands they had the better the outcome52% (11)31% (8)40% (19)Vote
- Something else15% (3)31% (8)24% (11)Vote