Norse Winter Goddess
Also known as Rindr
Frozen Giantess and unfortunate victim of Odin's advances
She gets up early in the morning and does her rinds. Not bacon but the sparkling frosty sort that covers the frozen earth.
She is also the mother of Vali. Grieving over the death of Balder, Odin visited a seer to discover who would avenge his son. The seer declared that Odin would take Rind the Ice Goddess as a wife and their child would exact vengeance.
Odin paid her a visit but she wasn’t interested. In fact she was particularly frosty. So he tried various increasingly horrible ways to get into her bed – up to and including driving her insane and pretending to be a doctor who could cure her.
In the end, despite her protests, she became pregnant with Vali, who then wreaked revenge for the death of Balder. Was it all worth it, we ask.
Rind Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Rindr
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Winter
Area of expertise: Winter
Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 6153
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Article last revised on September 22, 2018 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.