Dankwart, Hagen's brother, the doughty knight, sprang from his lordings' side to meet the foes without the door.
The arrangement was certainly a charming one; we should have a wedding in the Hagen!
Kriemhild promised to obey his instructions, and Hagen departed, well pleased, to carry the news to Gunther.
Next morning by eleven, we had all reassembled in the second saal of the Hagen.
But Hagen and King Gunther, who also wished to run, stripped off their upper garments, that they might run more lightly.
Now there remained but one terrible encounter, that between Hagen and Theodoric.
Then rode the full lusty warrior to his wife, whilst Hagen quickly told the king how he thought to trap the doughty knight.
These were Gunther and Hagen, and they had come for Walter's life.
She bade Hagen then be led away to duress, where he lay locked in and where none did see him.
It is Hagen that has swept his mantle round him, and goes into the upper room to Sivard.