King Hrothgar of Denmark reigns a great and prosperous rule. He builds the great mead-hall Heorot, where feasting and drinking occurs every night..
Grendel, a ugly monster who lives in the murky swamplands is enraged by the joyous sounds echoing from Heorot and starts murdering Danish soldiers in a plight to stop the sounds echoing from Heorot.
Beowulf, an accomplished Geatish soldier hears of King Hrothgar’s pleas and pledges to fight the dreaded monster. Many people were envious of Beowulf, but he narrates to them his heroic feats.
In the anticipated battle, Beowulf rips of Grendel’s arm, fighting him unarmed, Grendel retreating to the swamplands, where he slinks to his death.
Grendel’s mother, a slippery swamp hag seeks revenge. Beowulf goes to fight thee in thy dirty underwater lair where he fights with a giant’s blade and murders thee.
After the Geats’ king dies, Beowulf ascends to the throne of the Geats. A thief disturbs a treasure mound, guarded by a fiery dragon. Beowulf goes to fight the dragon and kills it, but receives a fatal injury that kills him.