Thialfi

Norse - A servant of Thor. A champion runner. Son of Egil. Brother of Roskva. He was the son of a peasant who had been given by her father to serve Thor after she disobeyed the god's instructions to return the bones of the goats they had all fed on so that Thor could restore the goats to life. He and his sister Roskva accompanied Thor and Loki on their trip to Jotunheim where Thialfi lost in a race with Hugi. When Thor met Hrungnir in a duel, Thialfi acted as the god's squire and killed with a spade the huge creature, Mokerkialfi, that the giants had made to act as squire to Hrungnir. On occassion, referred to as Thialfi, Thjalfi or Thjalfi.

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