Who’s Who in Jarnsaxa Rising?

"The three maidens swam close to the shore" by the German painter Ferdinand Leeke, 1905Need a quick primer on who the characters are in this story? Their voices are all really distinct, but here’s a quick reference of who the characters in this story are, what they can do, and who plays them. Click on the link in each listing to learn more.

  • Loki – Norse trickster god, a Jotun. Can shape-shift, mimic and possess humans, and affect magnetic fields. Played by Ethan Bjelland. 
  • Jarnsaxa-  Loki’s cousin, a Jotun giantess. Can control iron at an atomic level and possess human bodies. Thor’s lover.  Played by MaryLynn Mennicke. 
  • Widow Gregersen-  A healer, herbalist and midwife, living in 1630s Finland. Played by Leslie Vincent. 
  • Sister Margareta- A Swedish missionary to rural Finns. Played by Delta Giordano. 
  • Interviewer: An attorney, concerned with maintaining the corporate status quo for the world’s largest energy corporation, in 2094 Arizona. Played by Sarah Broude. 
  • Agent Sumner Bachman- A fixer for the world’s largest energy corporation, in 2094 Arizona. Played by Katherine Kupiecki. 
  • Dr.  Eric Aspinall- An electrical engineer for the world’s largest energy corporation, in 2094 Arizona. Played by John Zeiler. 
  • Kristy Wallace- head of Brand Management and wife of the CEO for the world’s largest energy corporation, in 2094 Arizona. Played by Molly Pach Johnson. 
  • Bjørn- The harbormaster of Sottunga and the island’s sole official year-round resident, in the Aland Islands in 2094 (which may have made him a little cabin-febrile). Played by Derek Meyer.
  • Thor- The Norse god of thunder. Jarnsaxa’s lover. Played by Derek Meyer. 
  • Sif- The Norse fertility goddess, Thor’s official wife. Played by Amy Pirkl. 
  • Balder- The Norse god of peace and harmony.  Played by Shannon Troy Jones. 
  • Vala- The shamanic and legal advisor to the King of the Jotuns, a Jotun giantess. Played by Delta Giordano.