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Frey (Freyr)

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Frey is a very powerful god in Asgard, even if he is originally a Vanir (enemies of the ruling Aesirs). He was traded along with his father and sister as a hostage in the Aesir-Vanir war. In the end, the Aesir gods were so impressed with him that they gave him Alfheim, the realm of the elves, as a little reward. He’s got the inhabitants of Middle-Earth in the palm of his hand, too: they pray to him for good crop yields, fair weather, and fertility. On top of that, Frey has the sweetest rides you’ve ever seen, both of them dwarvish-crafted. One, Skiðblaðnir, is a ship that always goes the right way, and bonus, folds up to fit inside your pocket. The other is a shiny boar, Gullinbursti, that’s big enough to ride. Frey is best known for pursuing the giantess Gerðr and pretty much forcing her to marry him. Not the most stand-up guy in the cosmos, that's for sure.

Basic Information

Name

Frey

Nickname

Freyr, Frey-Frey, Fraidycat, F Sharp

Sex

Male

Current city

Asgard

Work & Education

Occupation

God of Fertility, Pleasure, and Weather
Patron of the Swedes
Lord of Alfheim, Realm of the Elves

Education

School of Love, baby
Certified Massage Therapist

Beliefs

Political views

My vote is for Freyja – my sister could rule the world. Odin’s all right, too.

Family & Friends (& Enemies)

Parents

Njord and Njord’s sister (the apple doesn't fall far from the tree)

Siblings

My twin sister Freyja (yep, you get two of us!)

Children

A son, Fjolne (RIP)

Friends

My faithful servants Skirnir, Byggvir, and Beyla

Enemies

The fire-giant Surtr, who will kill me at Ragnarok
The giant Beli, who might actually be my brother-in-law

Relationships

Relationship status

Married to the giantess Gerðr
It’s complicated with my sister Freyja

Interested in

Giantesses
Anyone up for some fertile fun

Favorites

TV Shows

The Bachelor
Entourage
The Weather Channel

Quotations

"Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs."
– William Shakespeare

"Being a sex symbol is a heavy load to carry, especially when one is tired, hurt and bewildered."
– Marilyn Monroe

"I must go down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky
and all I ask is a tall ship, and a star to steer her by."
– John Masefield

"The farmer has to be an optimist or he wouldn't still be a farmer."
– Will Rogers

"O môr henion i dhu:
Ely siriar, êl síla
Ai! Aníron Undómiel"
– Roma Ryan (in Elvish)

"When I read the letter you wrote me,
It made me mah mah mad
When I read the words that it told me,
It made me sah sah sad,
But I still love you so
I can't let you go,
I love you,
Oh baby I love you."
– Led Zeppelin

Books

Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
The BFG by Roald Dahl
Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel García Márquez
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand
The Seagull by Anton Chekhov
The Farmer’s Almanac
The Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio
A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin

Music

Baby, I Love Your Way by Big Mountain
Don’t Go Breakin’ My Heart by Elton John
Just a Dream by Nelly
Down by Jay Sean
Lost Without You by Robin Thicke
Your Body Is a Wonderland by John Mayer
Let's Get It On by Marvin Gaye
Hello, Goodbye by The Beatles
One Less Lonely Girl by Justin Bieber

Movies

Don Juan DeMarco
Alfie
500 Days of Summer
Nine
The Sword in the Stone
Twins
My Best Friend's Wedding
My Giant

Activities & Interests

Likes

My magic fold-up ship, Skiðblaðnir
My shiny boar, Gullinbursti
Obsession, Calvin Klein’s cologne for men
Giantesses
Fertility clinics

Dislikes

Giantesses who play hard to get

Interests

Sex ed
Farming
Meteorology

Groups

Fertility Gods
Lovers
Twins Rule
Make Love Not War
Food and Agriculture Association of the UN
Farm Land