Utgard, those outermost islands where dwell the giants who are the mortal enemies of the old gods.
And then he left them and they went into Utgard, the City of the Giants.
Utgard was a broken necklace, the outermost island-beads lost, the inner ones more isolated by the rise in water, more forbidding.
The next day Thor and Loki came into the great hall of Utgard.
Why, you are no man, said the Utgard people; there is an Old Woman that will wrestle you!
The followers of Utgard's king think little of such manikins as you, and will not bear any nonsense, I assure you.
They trailed back across the beach, their backs now to the sea and Utgard.
Around Midgard lay the sea, and beyond that Utgard, a hideous frozen country inhabited by giants, enemies of the gods.
You think that I am big; but you will see fellows taller still when you come to Utgard.
Then he transported his fleet over to Russia, took Daxo, bound him in chains, and sent him away to be kept in Utgard.