chooser of the slain Picture

In norse mythology, valkyrie are those who choose who will die in the battle. Half of the dead, chosen by the valkyrie, are brought to alter life hall of the slain, Valhalla, ruled by Odin.

Snake isn't quite ouroboros since it's not eating its tail, though I admit now it could've been cool, since ouroboros is a symbol of cyclicality, which I connect to life and death.

Well, it's a bit different from previous norse mythology drawings I made two years ago but I'll keep experimenting. I know valkyrie is probably one of the favorite characters from norse myths, so I hope you like it.
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