In Historical Fantasy, When Does History End and Fantasy Begin?

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As I learned more about Viking Age people, I even began to understand why they raided. One example is that Viking Age Scandinavia had a growing population that the land could no longer support. Either way, the Viking way of life, the life as a Nordic raider, is intrinsically connected to the Norse belief system. Soon after Scandinavia officially converted to Christianity (soon in historical terms), raids fizzled out and the Viking Age came to an official close. AdvertisementOnly when I included the real beliefs of people in the Viking Age, did their actions make sense.
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