Wotan refuses to give it up, but the goddess erda appears and commands him to do so, because it brings misfortune.
But erda has no counsel for the storm-driven, conscience-stricken god.
There he pauses to conjure the goddess erda to appear and reveal future events.
Why not, says erda then, go to the daughter I bore you, and take counsel with her?
After a seemingly interminable conversation with erda, she vanishes and Siegfried appears.
erda programs are carried out by contract and cooperation with industry, university communities, and other government agencies.
It resembles closely an erda theme of the Ring—as is quite natural, for one chromatic scale cannot but resemble another.
While yet the Wanderer is speaking, erda descends to endless sleep.
Thus urged, but looking thoughtfully at the spot where erda had disappeared, he permitted himself to be led toward Walhall.
Brnnhilde has come to fulfil the prophecy of erda; the dusk of the gods is at hand.