He orders them to make him a shield for protection.
The illustrations portray him to be about twice as tall as his men.
He also calls the dragon Worm.
He will either return with the treasure or he will die.
It ends with the dragon and Beowulf face to face. The outcome is not determined.
Beowulf decides he must battle a dragon that is guarding a great treasure. He boasts of his previous battles and is confident that he can defeat the dragon. He asks his men to make him a shield. He takes 11 men with him but he leaves them to wait for him as he battles the dragon alone. He tells his men that he will return with the treasure or he will die. The dragon comes forward to face Beowulf.
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Possible research questions: Is there any significance to the markings on Beowulf’s armor? What was the culture like for the Geats? What is the significance of the character that had his wrists bound?
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