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Eaters of the Dead: The Manuscript of Ibn Fadlan Setting & Symbolism

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Objects/Places

Runding

Runding is Buliwyf's sword. When the warriors arrive at Yatlam, Buliwyf enters one house and comes back out with Runding. Apparently the sword has been there all along and Buliwyf knew where to find it.

The Thunder Caves

The Thunder Caves are caves in the cliffs that can be reached either by land or by water and are the home of the wendol's mother. The land entrance is guarded by the wendols and the sea entrance is very risky. Buliwyf and his men enter via the sea entrance. They must swim against the sucking tide beneath the cliff in order to reach the caves. Once inside, the waves crashing outside sound like thunder and this is how the caves were named.

Hurot

Hurot is King Rothgar's magnificent hall. The hall sits high on a hill with no apparent means of defense and is a very extravagant structure...

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