Beowulf for beginners

grendalThe Danes in Trouble

grendel had begun his killing and he could not stop. The people were afraid, each one wanted to survive. Hrothgar's face was stiff with sorrow. He sat silent, missing his men. A council of the wisest among the Danes met every day to decide what to do.

What do you think Hrothgar and his people should do?

a) Send in the best warriors to fight the monster?

b) Send for help from other tribes?

c) Pray?

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