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Egil goes abroad.

Egil heard tidings from east over the seas that Eric Bloodaxe had fallen
in the west while freebooting;
but Gunnhilda and her sons and Eric's had gone to Denmark,
and all those that had followed Eric to England had left that country.
This, too, he heard, that Arinbjorn was now come to Norway.
He had taken again the grants and possessions that he had before,
and had gotten great favour with the king.
Then Egil thought it desirable again to go to Norway.
Besides this came the tidings that king Athelstan was dead.
His brother Edmund now ruled England.
So Egil made ready his ship, and got him a crew.
Aunund Sjoni was among them, son of Ani of Anabrekka.
Aunund was tall, and the strongest of those men who were then in the country-side;
nay, some doubted whether he were not shape-strong.
Aunund had often been on voyages from land to land.
He was somewhat older than Egil;
there had long been friendship between the two.
And when Egil was ready he put out to sea, and their voyage sped well;
they came to Mid-Norway.
And when they sighted land, they steered for the Firths.
They soon got tidings from land,
and it was told them that Arinbjorn was at home on his estate.

(Aunund Sjoni)