The ninth rune of the Elder Futhark, representing the letter h.
This is the first rune of the second aett: the aett of Hagalaz.... Hagalaz means "hail" and hail is a substance consisting of frozen water and air, although it is not as hard or dense as ice. Every farmer knows what hail can do to the crops: it is a destructive natural force.
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Matthew Ash McKernan, author of the new Wyrdcraft.
The weird, wild, and wonderful English psych-rock band Hawkwind said it well in their song, "We Took the Wrong Step Years Ago." What this "wrong...