Pagan Child is a fiction novel set in the 14th Century. The book is the story of Christian Christianson, a Danish nobleman, who brings Ulf, his son, home to Denmark. Twelve-year-old Ulf is an heir of some import in Lithuania, a nation currently being ravaged by an order of corrupt and brutal “Christian” knights. The novel follows the flight of Christian, Ulf, and Christian’s men from Lithuania to Denmark, followed by Christian and Ulf meeting the Pope in Avignon and also traveling to the icier north. Along the way, the reader learns of the tender love Christian has for his family, friends, and servants.