The Shadow of the Gods (The Bloodsworn Saga #1). John Gwynne. 496 pages. Epic Fantasy / Viking Fantasy. Book Blurb. After the gods warred and drove themselves to extinction, the cataclysm of their fall shattered the land of Vigrið. Now a new world is rising, where power-hungry jarls feud and monsters stalk the woods and… Continue reading The Shadow of the Gods by John Gwynne Book Review.