Valkyrie- Norse myth: angelic women that choose who dies and who lives on the battle field. They take the slain warriors to the hall of the slain, Valhalla. They are attributed with horses, ravens, and swans.
In Norse mythology Valkyrie choose who die in battle. Of those who die, half are taken to Freyja's hall Sessrumnir in the field of Folkvangr, and the other half to Valhalla to be with Odin where they become Einherjar and prepare for Ragnarok.