"A powerful monster, living down In the darkness, growled in pain, impatient"
Grendel Taking the Dead Men
"These beautiful plains marked off by oceans, Then proudly setting the sun and moon To glow across the land and light it"
"He slipped through the door and there in the silence snatched up thirty men, smashed them unknowing in their beds"
Grendel Watching Over Herot.
"And ran out with their bodies"
"So Herot stood empty, and stayed deserted for years, twelve winters of grief for Hrothgar."
Keeping the bloody feud alive, seeking no peace, offering no truce, accepting no settlement, no price. That shadow of death hunted in the darkness, Stalked Hrothgar’s warriors, old and young, lying in waiting, hidden