Grendelís mother was plotting her revenge. She came to the
great hall after everyone was asleep. She killed Aeschere, the
Kingís best friend, and took away his body and her sonís
his men volunteered to track her down and kill her. They
followed her tracks to a cliff overlooking Grendelís Lake.
They found Aeschereís severed head there.
borrowed Unferthís sword called ĎHruntingí and dived
into the lake. He found Grendelís mother and she carried him
off to her underwater home.
There was a
long battle between them. The Hrunting sword was useless.
Eventually Beowulf grabbed a magical sword from the wall of
her lair and killed Grendel's mother with it.
then found Grendelís dead body, cut off his head and
presented it to King Hrothgar as a trophy.
had a big party back in the Kingís great hall. Beowulf
returned to Sweden but promised to come back if ever his help