Sigurd Svendsen (Pal Sverre Hagen) Is a Norwegian Archaeologist Who Is Fascinated By a Viking Ship Found at the Oseberg Burial Mound. He Believes That a Runic Inscription on the Ship, Which Translates to 'Man Knows Little,' Holds the Key to Understanding the Norse Myth of Ragnarok: The Day When Heaven and Earth Are Destroyed. After Finding Similar Inscriptions on a Stone in Northern Norway, Sigurd, Along with His Kids and a Colleague, Begins An Expedition to Uncover the Secret of the Day of Doom. Leads to No Man's Land Between Norway and Russia, Which Has Been Deserted for Decades. Here Sigurd Learns the True Meaning of the Runes a Secret More Terrifying Than He Could Possibly Imagine.