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Freyja

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Freyja is the goddess of love, fertility, beauty, gold, sorcery, war, and death. (She’s a busy lady.) She’s beautiful, mysterious, and powerful. Every goddess wants to be her, and every giant wants to marry her. Invoking her name when you plant your crops guarantees a banner year for your harvest. All that, and she’s got a killer wardrobe and some serious bling to boot. No question about it, Freyja is definitely the superstarlet of the Norse pantheon.

Basic Information

Name

Freyja

Nickname

Gefn, Hörn, Mardöll, Sýr, Valfreyja, and Vanadís

Sex

Yes, please.

Current city

Asgard

Work & Education

Occupation

Goddess of Love, Beauty, Sorcery, Fertility, Gold, War, and Death
Mistress of Sacrifice
Valkyrie (collector of slain Vikings)
Professor of Sorcery, Odin's private tutor
Professional Heart Stealer
Collector of Fine Jewelry

Education

Vanir Academy of Sorcery

Family & Friends (& Enemies)

Parents

Njord and Njord's sister (told you it was OK for sibs to marry)

Siblings

Frey

Children

Óðr and I have two gorgeous daughters, Hnoss and Gersemi

Friends

Servant (and lover) Ottarr
Odin (definitely also a lover)
My pet boar, Hildesvini, a.k.a. Pookie

Enemies

Loki
That giant who disguised himself as a stone-mason. I don't care if he built a wall around Asgard. I refuse to marry him.
The giant Thrym. I can't believe he tried to trade Thor's hammer for me – and that Thor thought it was a good idea.
Haters

Relationships

Relationship status

Married to Óðr (MIA. I cry tears of gold for you, pumpkin. Please come home.)
Formerly married to Frey (Don't look at me like that. Back home with the Vanir gods, it was OK to marry your brother.)
It's complicated with Odin
It's complicated with several dwarves

Interested in

Gods
Elves

Favorites

TV Shows

Sex and the City
America's Next Top Model
True Blood (especially Eric Northman, the Viking vampire)

Quotations

"Sex is a part of nature. I go along with nature."
– Marilyn Monroe

"Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans fires."
– Francois de la Rochefoucauld

"Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference."
– Aristotle

"Gold is a treasure, and he who possesses it does all he wishes to in this world."
– Christopher Columbus

"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead: his eyes are closed."
– Albert Einstein

"You could be the King, but watch the Queen conquer."
– Nicki Minaj

Books

Twilight, New Moon, Eclipse, and Breaking Dawn (kind of)
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Lucky magazine
Love in the Time of Cholera
Anna Karenina
The Awakening
Their Eyes Were Watching God

Music

Marilyn Monroe, Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend
D'Angelo (I HEART him)
Marvin Gaye, Sexual Healing
Madonna, Hung Up
Prince, Kiss
Beyonce, Run the World (Girls)
Ciara, Like a Boy
The Beatles, I Want to Hold Your Hand

Activities & Interests

Likes

My necklace, Brisingamen
My chariot, drawn by two cats
My magical feather dress
Makeup
Dancing
Jewelry

Groups

Gods of Asgard
Vanir Gods
Valkyries
Beauty Queens
The Top Ten Hottest Gods in the Universe