The Valkyrie is a type of character role in any fictional story. Based on Norse Mythology, the character-type is any female who is appointed the task of choosing fallen warriors in battle, to to the afterlife hall of the slain, known as Valhalla, ruled by the Norse god Odin. Valkyries are often associated with the imagery of warrior women, however have been reputed in mythology as being the lovers of mortal heroes. Ideally, the age of this character-type ranges between mid-twenties to early to mid-thirties as warriors are often experienced yet youthful and athletic.