049 BALDUR'S DESPAIR
Baldur was now beset by evil dreams and frantic despair.
Various prophecies seemed to foretell his death.
Asgard was depleted
Three major powers were lost to the Giants: Freyr, the God of Vegetation; Freyja, the Goddess of Fertility; Idun, the Goddess of Eternal Youth.
One clan of
stopped serving the Gods; the other clan were now enemies. The Dísir of Vegetation had joined the enemies of Asgard.
But while Baldur, the God of Peace, still lived, at least there was still hope that the forces of eternal winter could still be held back.