"The boy twisted like a cat. With a swirl of cloak and a rasping sound, something flashed into the air." A long steel sword… Peer and Hilde are thirsty for adventure, so when a Viking longship docks at their village, they decide to set sail for Vinland – a mysterious place far across the perilous sea. But are the ship’s captain and his sword-wielding son really honest sailors? And will Peer and Hilde ever return?