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The saga covers a long period of time, starting in Norway with the life of Egill's grandfather Úlfur, called Kveld-Úlfur ("Evening Wolf"), continuing with the story of Egill's father Skalla-Grímur, the childhood of Egill, his voyages to Scandinavia and England, his fights and friendships, his old age and the further fates of his family. Before Egill died he concealed his silver treasure near Mosfellsbær. The saga follows him through all the various stages of his life: his violent childhood, his violent adolescence, his violent middle age, his violent old age, and his death.
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