The Norn
Portrayed By Yvonne Lawley
Appearance "Norse By Norsevest", "Somewhere Over the Rainbow Bridge"
Affiliations Asgard, Asgardians, Valhalla, Hercules
Series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys

The Norn is the Asgardian equivalent to the Olympian Fates. She records history in her Book of Fate, and seems to have some skill at accurately predicting the future. The Book of Fate's reputation is powerful, but even the Asgardian gods often forget that the Norn records only the past and the present, not the future. Aware that a creative solution was needed to resolve the strife caused by the death of Balder, the Norn helped Hercules to restore the past when it was changed by Loki.

Powers Edit

The Norn, possesses a power level of equal to that of The Fates including immortality, superhuman strength,teleportation, energy control, conjuration and shapeshifting.

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Background informationEdit

  • The Norns are the Norse or Germanic counterparts of the Fates and were named Urðr or Wyrd, Verðandi and Skuld. Although the meanings of their names provide clues as to which ones spin, measure and cut the threads of life, the texts do not make it explicit.
    • There were in fact far more than three Norns, with these three being the most prominent.
  • The decisions to reduce the number of norns and replace their loom with a book was likely a creative choice to distinguish them from the Fates.