Enter Loki, stage left.
Andvari lived under a waterfall and would frequently change himself into a fish to go for a swim. Unfortunately for Andvari, Loki caught him in a net. In exchange for his freedom, the dwarf was forced to hand over his stash of gold and Andvarinaut. But Andvari had his revenge by cursing the ring. Heigh ho, Loki.
The trickster god was many things, but he certainly wasn’t stupid.
Smooth move for Loki, but bad deal for the dwarf king.
Hreidmarr’s other two sons, Fafnir and Regin, killed their own father to get their hands on the ring and then they turned on each other. The ring ended up conferring disaster on anyone who possessed it, just as Andvari intended.
Where is Frodo when you need him?
~ S.G. Rogers
When Dani was a teen, she had it all; a starring role in her own television series, a wonderful family, and her health. A few years later, everything has changed for the worse—and her time is running short. All she wants to do before she dies is to fall in love, but when she’s kidnapped and taken to Asgard of Norse mythology, she becomes enmeshed in a quarrel between immortals. Prince Rein lends a hand in her quest to return home, and she begins to think the handsome elf has captured her heart. After a magical artifact goes missing, however, he may be forced to marry another woman to avert a diplomatic catastrophe. To find the artifact and save the prince, Dani must undertake a dangerous quest involving ogres, dark fairies, and underworld criminals. Ultimately, however, she’ll have to defy Odin himself.
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