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The Death of Balder

The deceased was the victim of a mistletoe arrow shot by his brother, Hod, and created and guided by Loki Laufeysøn.

Case Status: Prosecution of Hod suspended upon Hod's death at the hands of a son of Odin, Vali, birthed specifically to avenge deceased. Loki prosecuted, found guilty, and sentenced to imprisonment and torture for eternity.