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The Norse Myths - Chapter 7, Loki's Children and the Binding of Fenrir; Chapter 8, The Theft of Idun's Apples; Chapter 9, The Marriage of Njord and Skadi Summary & Analysis

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Loki often snuck into Jotunheim where he spent many nights with the giantess Angrboda. Loki and Angrboda had three children Fenrir the wolf, Jormungand the serpent and Hel the most hideous of women. The gods decide to capture the three children after binding and gagging Angrboda. Odin throws Jormungand into the ocean surrounding Midgard. There the serpent grows until he encircles Midgard and bites his own tail. Odin hurls Hel into Niflheim where he charges her with the care of the dead. The gods decide to keep Fenrir with them and Tyr takes over care of the wolf. When Fenrir grows very large the gods...

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