Asgardreid means "Asgard's Ride" or "Asgard's Chase". In Norse mythology the Wild Ride of Odin and Frigg, who were Lord and Lady of the Hunt. Odin is also, at times, referred to as the Erl King in this aspect. It is still spoken of as being especially active during the dark, stormy Yule nights, when the pair, along with their Dark Faery and Riders of the Hunt set out to collect the souls of the damned and the lost.

This story is the subject matter ofthe poem Erlkoenig by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.

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