Mysteries of Mirkwater
The Varyags hail from the cold north, from which they are driven by some catastrophy few know about. Since then they are scattered around the known world, either in small settlements where they live in a tense but mostly peaceful relationship with the local folk, or independent as warriors or seamen for hire.
Cold lands breed hard men, and the Varyags sure are tough. Few can stand in the way of a mighty bloodcrazed berserker! The Varyags also know about Runic Magic which they use for reading messages from the gods, but can also be used for more devious ends!
A Varyag has the following culture bonuses:
+1 Save against cold