Grendel came out of the misty marsh hoping to trap anyone the he could on his way to high Herot.
Grendel rips the iron fasiners with a light touch; then stops at the sight of all the sleeping soldiers on the floor.
Only the thought of cruching ,breaking of bones and feesting on there beating bodies was the only thought in his mind.
Grendel snatched at the first geat, ripped him apart, cut his body to bits with powerful jaws, drank the blood from his veins and Grendel's great teeth came together, snapping life shut.
Grendel grasp at a sleeping soldier but unknowingly wake Beowulf. His mind flooded in with fear knowing this one was different. Grendel wants to run but can not for he was captured in a trap. The battle was fought angry and wild.
Grendel escapes with just his life to spend the end of his miserable days in his hole at the end of his marsh. Knowing that his end was near...