The following is a highly simplified retelling of the middle part of Brennu-Njáls saga, one of the most popular Icelandic sagas. Brennu-Njáls saga was written in the 13th and tells the story of events from around the year 1000 AD.
- Part 1 – Njáll adopts Höskuldur.
- Part 2 – Höskuldur gets married.
- Part 3 – Discord is sown out of envy.
- Part 4 – Njáll’s sons kill Höskuldur.
- Part 5 – The widow of Höskuldur encourages her uncle Flosi to avenge Höskuldur’s death.
- Part 6 – The case of Höskuldur’s death is discussed at parliament. Skarphéðinn insults Flosi.
- Part 7 – Flosi sets fire to Njál’s house.
- Part 8 – Helgi tries to flee.
- Part 9 – Njáll refuses the opportunity to leave the house and instead decides to go to sleep.
- Part 10 – The others try to flee, but most fail. The house burns down.