He was assigned guard duty after the travelling party took shelter in the nearby caves. Now he was vigilantly guarding the entrance to protect his family and his friends.
I'm really happy that the truly awesome TruNorth ( https://www.furaffinity.net/user/trunorth ) liked this commission idea and painted this gorgeous artwork for me. I waited quite some time to post this, since I was rather busy the past few weeks. However a few days ago, I returned from a large LARP event and I thought now is the right time. While my own armor looks different from the depicted one, I think the viking theme fits perfectly into the scene.