Seven years of pain for one night of joy
Loki tricked the lovers with a vicious ploy
He spoke to the queen in his softest
Told her he would give her the following choice
Either you were raped by the skald of the king
Death upon the man who would
do you such a thing! -
Or you cheated on your husband, striking him down -
Both you and your poet will be sentenced to drown!
queen was all tears, feared for her life,
'Outlaw the skald, surrender him to strife,
But save our skin, no one should die for
Loki stared at the queen with want in his eyes
Thought ' A god born of giants, I lust for the queen!
I'll make sure this
time there's no poet in between!'
Said 'From this day and onwards let Loki be the one,
Your god and your beast, your father and your
Cherish me with kisses and honour me with pleasure,
Give in to me, and I'll protect you as my treasure!
But if you reveal
who I am, or disclose what I have said,
Both the skald and you will sink to the abyss of the dead!
Garm the Fog of Hel will eat your
heart and liver,
Even when cold you'll tremble and shiver
For the rotten goddess and her hungry beast
Unless you join Loki the
Trickster's nightly feast'