Soulmates found one story at a time.

Pohjola is an icy land in the far north and is ruled by Louhi, the Goddess of Witchcraft and Death. 

It is home to polar bears, arctic foxes, and soul birds – enormous swans that carry the souls of the dead along the Soul Paths in the sky.

Until Viktoria left, all thirteen sisters were content to stay in their mother’s realm, leaving only occasionally when they were kidnapped.