Pinning for future reference because I bet this will be significant in the Magnus Chase books. (Also, the name Fenrir ring any bells? *cough* *Fenrir Greyback AKA evil werewolf* *cough* *from Harry Potter* *cough* *JKR knows her root words and names*)
Odin and Fenrir by ~Dreoilin on deviantART. Fenrir is the father of wolves and a son of Loki in Norse mythology. He was foretold to kill Odin during Ragnarök, and in turn be killed by Odin's son Víðarr. He was also said to have bitten off the right hand of the god Týr.
FENRISULVEN - Fenrir ("fen-dweller"), Fenrisúlfr ( "Fenris wolf"), Hróðvitnir ("fame-wolf"), or Vánagandr ("the monster of the river Ván"). Fenrir is attested in the Poetic Edda, and the Prose Edda and Heimskringla, Fenrir is the father of the wolves Sköll and Hati Hróðvitnisson, is a son of Loki, and is foretold to kill the god Odin during the events of Ragnarök, but will in turn be killed by Odin's son Víðar.
Cerberus by ~frizz-bee on deviantART This is my pet. (Child of Hades, if you seen from my other pins) Did you know that Cerberus means 'Spot' or 'Spotted'? Hades literally named his guard dog Spot. Google it.
Fenrisúlfr (Fenris wolf) The Binding of Fenrir, or How Tyr lost his hand. Tyr was the Viking god of war, Justice and heroic glory and portrayed with only one hand. He was the brother of Thor and son of Odin and renowned for his swordsmanship. Tacitus called him the German Mars. After the Norn sisters prophesied that the Fenrir Wolf would set Ragnarok in motion, Odin was saddened. He loved the playful cub as a favorite. The Völva also foretells that Odin will be consumed by Fenrir at…