axe
blood-ember

battle
spear-din

blood
battle-sweat

blood
wound-sea

king
breaker of rings

corpse
raven-havest

death
sleep of the sword

death
flame-farewelled

fire
bane of wood

fire
sun of the houses

gold
seeds of the Fyris Wolds

gold
serpent’s lair

gold
Sif’s hair

gold
Kraki’s seed

gold
Freyja’s tears

honor
Mind’s worth

hook
bait-gallows

killing
feed the Eagle

Mistletoe
Baldur’s bane

Poetry
Grimnir’s lip-streams

raven
swan of blood

sea
whale-road

sea
sail road

sea
whale’s way

sea
swan-road

serpent
valley-trout

shield
headland of swords

ship
wave-steed

ship
sea-steed

sun
sky candle

sun
sky’s jewel

sun
glory of elves

sword
blood-worm

sword
icicle of blood

sword
wound-hoe

sword
onion of war

war
weather of weapons

warrior
feeder of ravens

warrior
destroys of eagle’s hunger

wind
breaker of trees

skeleton
bone-cage

good friend
gold-friend

demon
Hell-serf

warriors
shield-bearers

armor
war-gear

armor
chain mail

speech
word-hoard

Beowulf
Prince of the Weders

Beowulf
Son of Ecgtheow

Beowulf
The Geatish hero

Beowulf
Lord of the seamen

Grendel
Midnight stalker

Grendel
Woodland walker

Grendel
Bone crusher

Grendel
Blood gusher

Grendel
Human killer

Grendel
dread of the land

Grendel
Terror-monger

Grendel
Captain of evil

body
bone house

sword
battle light

ship
wave-floater

sea
seal bath

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