Honors World History Project
Grendel's mother, a swamp hag, was enraged for the death of her son and attacks Heorot out of vengeance.
Beowulf tracks Grendel's mother to her lair and slays her as well.
Beowulf, emerging victorious against treacherous odds yet again, is praised and richly rewarded by King Hrothgar.
Beowulf kills the dragon, but is mortally wounded in battle. His people were saved by his sacrifice and they honored him with a magnificent funeral pyre.
Beowulf returns to Geatland (Southern Sweden), and rules as a wise and just king for 50 years.... until
A young slave boy stole a golden cup from a dragon's hoard, awakening the beast. It terrorized the kingdom and the now aged hero, Beowulf, decides to fight. He takes up arms to fight the dragon and save his people.
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