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The tale of Fenrir

Man must rely on the wisdom of the Gods, however, they must accept that they can fail. They can be many things and worst of all, wrong. An example of their mistakes is that they should have slain the wolf-beast Fenrir, the most infamous of the many wolves in Norse mythology but they chose instead to bind him. Despite many warnings and prophecies that he would kill Odin at Ragnorok and devour the earth and sky, they did not end Loki's son. He’s the son of the god Loki and the giantess Angrboda, making him the brother of the serpent Jormungand and the underworld goddess Hel. Thrice they tried to bind him, the cunning gods convinced Fenrir that it was only a game. The chains were nothing more than a challenge for...

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