Erak Starfollower is a Skandian who was the skirl of the Wolfwind and a major War Jarl. He was elected Oberjarl after the former Oberjarl Ragnak's death in "The Battle for Skandia". When The Herons come home from an adventure a party is thrown, and Stefan and Jesper sing a saga. Erak is shown to be very pleased by these, slamming his cask of ale to the beat.Erak was a good friend of Mikkel and Thorn, the group was the best fighters in their ships. Erak is not too much arrogant, but he really think he is a great poet, but he is not. Erak allways think he has a mania of elegance.