Welcome to the seventh episode of Vikings True20 Actual Play. The warband arrived in Novgorod and encountered Koliga Talitsev, sent by the Etruscan to find Blatik. At the inn, they meet Koliga's pilot, Sancho.
The intro and extro music is from Warrior ( The SoLariS Remix ) by SoLaRiS available at ccMixter. You can find out more about SolaRiS at Jamendo. The music playing during the game is from the albums Himlens Polska by Eric Ask-Upmark and Dram by Dråm available at Magnatune.com.
Novgorod was a very important Norse/Rus trading centre on the Viking trade route to Miklagard (Constantinople). You can read a very brief explanation of the route at Wikipedia.
Wikipedia also includes information on the Slavic peoples, including the East Slavs, such as Koliga, the Basque and the Etruscans. I'll admit it, Wikipedia is becoming my go-to tool for reference. Heck, it's only an RPG game, not a history dissertation.
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