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The frost giant Thrym causes a big stink in Asgard when he steals Thor's hammer and demands Freyja as payment for its return. Which, depending on who you ask, is either really gutsy, or very, very stupid. (Since Thrym's race has a reputation for being kind of dense, we're guessing stupid).

Despite (possibly) being a few bricks short of a full load, Thrym is a force to be reckoned with. For one thing, he's, well, huge. Plus he's actually the king of the frost-giants and has a lot of cool things, like his very own hall, gold dog leashes, and horses that he pets like they're cats (no joke). But none of this stuff is terribly helpful in the long run. The sly duo of Loki and Thor prove to be more than Thrym can handle, and he meets a bloody death at the wrong end of Thor's hammer.

Basic Information

NameThrym (a.k.a. Þrymr / Þrym)
NicknameThe Thryminator, Frosty the Giant, The Roaring One
Current cityJötunheim

Work & Education

OccupationKing of the Giants
EducationThe School of Hard Knocks


Political viewsAnti-Aesir. Also, I hate Thor. (Duh)

Family & Friends (& Enemies)

ParentsDescendants of Bergelmir and his wife, who were descendants of the two giants that came out of Ymir's armpit (hey, we can't all have normal family histories)
SiblingsOne sister, described only as arma, "unlucky," or aldna "old"
ChildrenNone. That's why I need to get myself a wife.
FriendsFellow giants Thjazi, Utgardsloki, Hrungnir, Geirrod, and Hymir
EnemiesAll the Aesir, but especially Thor. Oh, did I mention that I hate Thor?


Relationship statusEngagedto Freyja
Interested inFreyja


Quotations"If I have seen a little further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants."
– Isaac Newton

"Fee, fie, foe, fum, I smell the blood of an Englishman."
Jack and the Beanstalk

"A wedding is a funeral where you smell your own flowers."
– Eddie Cantor

"Some say the world will end in fire, some in ice."
Robert Frost
BooksJack and the Beanstalk 
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift
Giants in the Earth by O.E. Rolvaag
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
"Fire and Ice" by Robert Frost
All the Harry Potter books (Hagrid's my favorite character)
The BFG by Roald Dahl
New Age Vikings, The Icelandic Horse by Elisabeth Haug
MusicThey Might be Giants
Standing on the Shoulder of Giants (album) by Oasis
Welcome to the Jungle by Guns N' Roses
Enter Sandman by Metallica
Sympathy for the Devil by The Rolling Stones
Du Hast by Rammstein
Eisenherz by Joachim Witt 
History by Funker Vogt
MoviesBig Fish
King Kong
The Mighty Ducks
Iron Will
The Clash of the Titans
TV ShowsThe X-Files
Extreme Bodies (Discovery Health)
Prison Break

Activities & Interests

LikesIcelandic Sheepdogs
Norwegian Buhunds
Bling for my dogs
Icelandic Horses
Fjord Horses
Precious Gems
Football (I'm a big fan of the New York Giants)
Ice Hockey
Sneaking into Asgard
Stealing Thor's Hammer
Blackmailing the gods
Forcing Freyja to marry me
Stroking my horses' manes
Sitting on large mounds
Equine studies
Cynology (study of dogs)
Kings of the Cosmos
The Icelandic Kennel Club
Icelandic Horse Association of Denmark

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