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Nibelungenlied Chapter Summary & Analysis - Adventure 24, How Werbel and Swemmeline Delivered the Message Summary

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Adventure 24, How Werbel and Swemmeline Delivered the Message Summary

When the minstrels reach Rhineland, Hagen identifies them as messengers of King Etzel who were sent by Queen Kriemhild. Werbel and Swemmeline greet the king and give account of Kriemhild and Etzel, which pleases Gunther's ears. Swemmeline then relates the Queen's invitation, and Gunther replies that he will give his answer after consulting with his friends. Werbel asks leave to visit Dame Uta, and the messengers are led to the noble lady by Giselher.

In the meantime, Gunther calls his men to counsel. All but one agree that the journey should be made. However, Hagen pulls the king aside and reminds Gunther of their treason. Gernot speaks out that he will not remain at home while his sister beseeches him to visit. Giselher then taunts Hagen, saying that if the traitor is so...

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