The Swarthy One Picture

The final battle between Surtr (or Surt) and Freyr in Ragnarök. In this scene, the giant Surtr is coming out of his homelands, Múspell, to fight Freyr, norse god of prosperity. This battle will end with the death of Freyr, and Surtr will go on to set the world in flames so that a new fertile world is created from the sea after Ragnarök.

Here's some additional information on Surtr and Freyr.

And a close-up of Surtr:

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