The Vikings are coming !
Let battle commence !
A lone Irish Curaidh, (Champion) and a group of four Fianna, (Hearthguards) survey the advancing Viking lines of Hirdmen, (Hearthguards) and Bondi (Warriors).
(Full new Irish war-band project ongoing ATM.)
The Curaidh and Fianna have been cut down in the kill zone and utterly defeated. The Bonnachts, (Warriors) of the village step up to the mark to defend their homes.
Bonnachts vs Bondi clash of the Warriors. A nonchalant Warlord, his jeering band of Hirdmen armed with Dane Axes and a berserker bear bring up the rear.
The Irish Bonnachts push for advantage the Viking Warlord falls back to cover. More Hirdmen rush to close the gap.
On the flank the Irish Kerns (Levy) armed with slings destroy the Viking advance.
A great sorcerer inspires the Irish to victory on the field of battle this day !
My Troops, Irish Bonnachts and Kerns, consist of Gripping Beast plastics from the Dark Age Warrior set. They were the very first army painted and were originally fielded as a Welsh war-band. They have been subbing as the Irish for some time with the addition of a band of warrior war dogs.
I now have a full Irish war-band under way. There will be pictures 🙂
The sorcerer is Merlin from Footsore Miniatures.