Valkyries Valkyries 

The Valkyries are Odin's elite guard, composed of Asgardian women who are all expert combatants and riders.  Traditionally, they gather the spirits of exceptiona warriors who die well for Odin's hall Valhalla.  They ride winged horses. The leader of the Valkyries is the Lady Sif.  The heroine Valkyrie is one of this band of warrior women.