Grendel's mother, went to get revenge for the death of her son. She killed a close friend of Hrothgar. Soon, Hrothgar sent Beowulf to go and fight against Grendel's mother.
The Road Back
It wasn't easy for Beowulf to go through the lake, where Grendel's mother lived. No sword was able to defeat this monster. However, Beowulf finds a sword that was for a giant and he chops Grendel's mother head. Beowulf brings the head back, symbolizing as a trophy.
Threshold Crossing "Resurrection"
After the victory over Grendel's mother, Beowulf gets rewarded. Since the death of Hygelac and his son, for 50 years, Beowulf has the tittle as the king of the Geatland.
Return wiht Elixir-"Freedom to live"
When Beowulf was an old man, there was dragon that was guarding a treasure for hundreds of years. Beowulf himself went to go and fight once again. Beowulf was able to defeat the dragon, however hen the dragon bit Beowulf by the neck, the venom killed him.
A hero has died. Beowulf wish was granted, his ashes were buried in a treasure. Now Wiglaf was next to lead the people. Wiglaf was the only one who was next to king, till his death.
The people of Geats was asked by Beowulf, to build a monument of him. Once again, his wish was granted. People would tell the great stories about their king. There was no other men like Beowulf.