Giant owner of a giant cooking pot
Back on land it got even more out of hand, with drink playing no small part. THOR tried to shatter HYMIR's special drinking cup which was proving impossible. HYMIR howled with laughter at his futile efforts until THOR dashed the cup on HYMIR's head, the only thing hard enough crack it. After that all hell broke loose, and as usual THOR left a trail of dead giants in his wake.
THOR always claims the fishing story was greatly exaggerated, and HYMIR just fell overboard in fear when he hooked JORMUNGAND. We have a feeling that AEGIR got the cauldron though. You can still see the froth from his beer on every coast. That's what sea foam is.
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
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Location : Scandinavia
Gender : Male
Type : Fabulous Creature
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
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