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Heimdall

Heimdall

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Your Field Guide to Spotting Heimdall

Heimdall rarely leaves his guard post at the border of Bifröst Bridge and the heavens—who'd protect Asgard from the giants if he did? There's no one better than Heimdall for this job, since he possesses hearing so keen he can hear grass grow, and eyesight so sharp he can see for hundreds of leagues, even in the dark. We're not exaggerating. On the job with him he has his horse, Gulltoppr; his sword; and his horn, Gjallarhorn, which he will blow to announce the end of the world. It's all very epic.

Sex: Male
Age: Old Enough
Build: Strong
Complexion: Extremely fair—in fact, almost white
Hair Color: Blonde
Facial Hair: Often bearded
Scars/marks/tattoos: All of his teeth are gold…awesome
Jewelry and accessories: A horn, Gjallarhorn
Clothing: Medieval Viking style
Armor: Sometimes carries a shield
Type of Weapon: Sword; oh, and extremely keen senses of sight and hearing

Typical Companions:

His golden-maned horse, Gulltoppr

Known Hangouts:

His hall, Himinbjörg, at the juncture of Bifröst bridge with Asgard (he can't really leave his post all that often)

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