Grendel is introduced into the story as he is waked. He is wakened by the loud hearties.
The Continuation of The Coming of Grendel
Beowulf is introduced into the story as he comes off his ship, having just arrived in Geatland. When he arrives in Hrothgar's kingdom, the hero of the epic is still a very young man.
The continuation of The Coming of Beowulf
He tore the door from the hinges with his bare hands and immediately eats a Geatish warrior while Beowulf observes. When Grendel reaches out to snatch up Beowulf, he is stunned to find his arm gripped with greater strength than he knew possible.
The Continuation of The Battle With Grendel
Grendel is introduced as he tears the door off by its hinges. He enters in a violent manner, and attacked the Geats. Grendel kills and devours the Geats!
Beowulf is introduced as he boasts about his accomplishments, and promises to kill Grendel.