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Vanaheim (Nine Worlds)

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Vanaheim is one of the Nine Worlds. This was the home of the Vanir gods. The Vanir gods are an old branch of gods. The word “heim” means home. The Vanir were masters of sorcery and magic. They are also widely recognized for their talent to predict the future.

After the war between the Aesir gods and the Vanir gods, three of the Vanir came to live at Asgard - Frigga , her father Frey, and his father Njord.

Nobody had mastered sorcery better than Frigga . She was the one who taught Odin the secrets of magic.

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Gondur (Earth-616)

Gondur (Earth-616)


Gondur was a Vanir soldier who was killed by Conan[1][2].

Hothar (Earth-616)

Hothar (Earth-616)


Hothar was the lieutenant of Vanir leader Volff the Wily; he followed him to the cave of Sharkosh the Shaman, whom they agreed to help. Hothar was later killed by an explosion of supernatural energy erupted from the Star-Stone[1][2].

Olav (Earth-616)

Olav (Earth-616)


Olav was the leader of an Aesir mercenary army joined by Conan; he died in battle against some winged demon fighters[1][2].

Oza (Earth-616)

Oza (Earth-616)


Oza was the daughter of the chieftain of the night-fox clan, who was held hostage by Conan; she was eventually killed by friendly fire[3].

Sharkosh (Earth-616)

Sharkosh (Earth-616)

Sharkosh the Shaman

Sharkosh was an aged shaman who whisked away Tara from her universe within the Star-Stone, and transformed her into an earthly handmaid. In order to let her remain in this world, Sharkosh allied with Volff's Vanirmen to sacrifice Conan so he would take her place in her own reality. Before completing the ceremony of transferal, Sharkosh however turned mad because of the futuristic visions projected by the Star-Stone, and was eventually killed by an explosion of supernatural energy[1][2].

Tara (Earth-616)

Tara (Earth-616)


Tara was a winged creature who was whisked away from her universe within the Star-Stone by Sharkosh, and transformed into an earthly handmaid. When the ceremony of transferal failed, she reversed to her true nature and disappeared in front of Conan's eyes[1][2].

Volff (Earth-616)

Volff (Earth-616)

Volff the Wily

Voltff the Wily was the leader of a Vanir mercenary army; realizing that his men would lose against the Aesir raiding party led by Olav, he decided to flee with his lieutenant Hothar to the cave occupied by Sharkosh. Volff agreed to help the aged shaman safeguard the Star-Stone, but he was eventually killed by an explosion of supernatural energy[1][2].


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