Zora never allowed Veda's mother and Uncle, Nasya and Vladimir, to know their father. Not long after she became pregnant, she killed him so that he could have no say in the twins' lives. No one but Zora even knows his name.
Viking painting Viking berserks are described as terrible in the Icelandic old Sagas. They are supposed to have trembled, clapping their teeth and howling. When attacking they would bite their shields (Beauty Women Hot)