He drank again and saw the ways that gods and men might, in great noble courage, fight and defeat the evils that would surly arise, though at great cost for he saw also his death and the death of the Aesir that lived in Asgard by his side.
How mighty Thor would succumb to the venom of the great serpent, and how Loki would come against Heimdallr and each be the others slayer, he saw his own defeat at the jaws of Fenrir, and many more deaths and failings that would come of Ragnarok
After he saw these things, Odin put his hand to his face and plucked out his right eye. The pain was great and searing, but he made no sound nor showed his great suffering.
Mimir took the eye and threw it into the well where it sunk deep but glistened like glass, a sign to any who might pass of the price Odin All-Father paid for his wisdom.
And Odin returned to Asgard and sat upon his throne and considered the things he had seen.
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