Left: Web Of Wyrd (Skuld’s Net) Right: The Norns The Web of Wyrd, the matrix of fate (wyrd) as woven by the Norns, the fates of Norse legend is a very powerful Viking symbol. The Norns were known as ‘Shapers of Destiny’.
In Norse mythology dragons are called or worm or Lindorm. In the legend of Sigurd Fåvne is an evil dragon that spews poison. Sigurd must use both stealth and strength to defeat it and win treasure and the virgin as the dragon guarding. In Norse mythology the dragon Nidhogg is gnawing on the world tree Yggdrasil roots.
The Celtic people considered White Deer to be messengers from the otherworld. They believed that the white stag would appear when one was transgressing a taboo, such as when Pwyll tresspassed into Arawn's hunting grounds. Arthurian legend states that the creature has a perennial ability to evade capture; and that the pursuit of the animal represents mankind's spiritual quest. It also signalled that the time was nigh for the knights of the kingdom to pursue a quest.