History Synopsis / TheRingOfTheNibelung

25th May '15 4:11:09 PM Alberich
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* Scene I: The dwarf Alberich renounces love and steals the magic Rhine-gold with which a ring of power can be crafted from Woglinde, Wellgunde and Flosswinde, the three Rhinemaidens[[labelnote: Translation Note]]Although they are universally called "Rhinemaidens" in English, the German word "Rheintochter" translates literally as "Rhinedaughters," with no implications as to their virginity.[[/labelnote]], as they have rebuked his affections and offers.

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* Scene I: The dwarf Alberich renounces love and steals the magic Rhine-gold with which a ring of power can be crafted from Woglinde, Wellgunde and Flosswinde, the three Rhinemaidens[[labelnote: Translation Note]]Although they are universally invariably called "Rhinemaidens" in English, the German word "Rheintochter" translates literally as "Rhinedaughters," with no implications as to their virginity.[[/labelnote]], as they have rebuked his affections and offers.
25th May '15 4:10:35 PM Alberich
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* Scene I: The dwarf Alberich renounces love and steals the magic Rhine-gold with which a ring of power can be crafted from Woglinde, Wellgunde and Flosswinde, the three Rhinemaidens[[labelnote Translation Note]]Although they are universally called "Rhinemaidens" in English, the German word "Rheintochter" translates literally as "Rhinedaughters," with no implications as to their virginity.[[/labelnote]], as they have rebuked his affections and offers.

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* Scene I: The dwarf Alberich renounces love and steals the magic Rhine-gold with which a ring of power can be crafted from Woglinde, Wellgunde and Flosswinde, the three Rhinemaidens[[labelnote Rhinemaidens[[labelnote: Translation Note]]Although they are universally called "Rhinemaidens" in English, the German word "Rheintochter" translates literally as "Rhinedaughters," with no implications as to their virginity.[[/labelnote]], as they have rebuked his affections and offers.
25th May '15 4:09:44 PM Alberich
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* Scene I: The dwarf Alberich renounces love and steals the magic Rhine-gold with which a ring of power can be crafted from Woglinde, Wellgunde and Flosswinde, the three Rhinemaidens, as they have rebuked his affections and offers.

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* Scene I: The dwarf Alberich renounces love and steals the magic Rhine-gold with which a ring of power can be crafted from Woglinde, Wellgunde and Flosswinde, the three Rhinemaidens, Rhinemaidens[[labelnote Translation Note]]Although they are universally called "Rhinemaidens" in English, the German word "Rheintochter" translates literally as "Rhinedaughters," with no implications as to their virginity.[[/labelnote]], as they have rebuked his affections and offers.
8th Jul '13 11:23:22 AM MrThorfan64
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* Scene I: The dwarf Alberich renounces love in order to steal the magic Rhine-gold from Woglinde, Wellgunde and Flosswinde, the three Rhinemaidens, as they have rebuked his affections and offers one time too many.
* Scene II: The giants Fasolt and Fafner build Walhall for Wotan, king of the gods, in exchange for the goddess of love Freia, who also provides them with the golden apples of youth. The Fire God Loge was supposed to find a way Wotan could get out of giving Freia to the Giants but he was unable to, however he mentions the theft of the gold by Alberich. The Giants agree to accept the Ring of Power Alberich has made from the gold as ransom.
* Scene III: Alberich enslaves all the dwarves and forces his brother and the most skilled smith among them, Mime, to forge him a magical helmet called the tarnhelm. The Gods Wotan and Loge capture him anyway after tricking him into turning himself into a toad with the tarnhelm.
* Scene IV: The aforementioned Loge and Wotan force Alberich to ransom himself with his treasure, Tarnhelm, and Ring; which Alberich curses. Wotan reluctantly gives up the treasure and Ring to the giants, upon being warned by Erda the goddess of the Earth not to keep the ring. [[CainAndAbel Fafner murders Fasolt]] as they argue over the treasure. The Rhinemaidens moan about losing their gold and criticise the gods, who enter Walhall.

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* Scene I: The dwarf Alberich renounces love in order to steal and steals the magic Rhine-gold with which a ring of power can be crafted from Woglinde, Wellgunde and Flosswinde, the three Rhinemaidens, as they have rebuked his affections and offers one time too many.
offers.
* Scene II: The giants Fasolt and Fafner build Walhall for Wotan, king of the gods, in exchange for the goddess of love Freia, who also provides them the Gods with the golden apples of youth.youth, without which they will weaken. The Fire God Loge was supposed to find a way Wotan could get out of giving Freia to the Giants but he was unable to, however he mentions the theft of the gold by Alberich. The Giants agree to accept the Ring of Power Alberich has made from the gold as ransom.
* Scene III: Alberich enslaves all the dwarves and forces his brother and the most skilled smith among them, Mime, to forge him a magical helmet called the tarnhelm. The Gods Wotan and Loge capture him anyway after tricking him into turning himself into a toad with while demonstrating the tarnhelm.Tarnhelm.
* Scene IV: The aforementioned Loge and Wotan force Alberich to ransom himself with his treasure, Tarnhelm, and Ring; which Alberich curses. Wotan reluctantly gives up the treasure treasure, Tarnhelm, and Ring to the giants, upon being warned by Erda the goddess of the Earth not to keep the ring. [[CainAndAbel Fafner murders Fasolt]] as they argue over the treasure. The Rhinemaidens moan about losing their gold and criticise the gods, who enter Walhall.



* Act I: Siegmund, son of Wälse (Wotan), falls in love with the wife of Hunding — unknown to him, his twin, Sieglinde. She shows him the magic sword Wälse has left for him; he pulls it from the tree it was embedded in, and they elope together.
* Act II: Wotan reveals to his wife Fricka that he intends Siegmund to slay Fafner (who has turned himself into a dragon) and win the Ring; Fricka, however, is horrified by the twins’ adultery ''and'' {{twincest, so she induces him to abandon Siegmund and send the Valkyrie Brünnhilde (daughter of Wotan and Erda, as well as Wotan's favorite daughter) to ensure that Hunding kill him. Wotan orders Brünnhilde to do so, but discovering that Siegmund prefers perdition with Sieglinde to Walhall, she expresses sympathy for the twins and decides to help him. Wotan appears, shatters Siegmund’s sword, allowing Hunding to kill him; Wotan then kills Hunding, and departs in wrath to punish the disobedient Brünnhilde, who has fled with Sieglinde.
* Act III: The Valkyries [[note]] (who aside of Brünnhilde are named: Gerhindle, Othlinde, Waltraute, Schweirleite, Helmwige, Siegrune, Grimgerde and Rossweisse/Roßweiße) [[/note]] gather; Brünnhilde begs her sisters to shelter her and Sieglinde, but they refuse as they're terrified of Wotan's anger. Brünnhilde dispatches the pregnant Sieglinde to hide in the wood where Fafner lives. Wotan arrives, dismisses the Valkyries, and punishes Brünnhilde by turning her mortal, abandoning her to whomever may come along. Brünnhilde begs him at least to ensure that no unworthy lover may claim her; he relents to this extent and, after putting her in a magical sleep, summons a circle of magic fire to protect her, leaving in sorrow.

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* Act I: Siegmund, son of Wälse (Wotan), falls in love with the wife of Hunding — unknown to him, his twin, Sieglinde. She Hunding reveals he is chasing Siegmund for killing his kin, but he will allow him to stay for the night but fight him the next day. Sieglinde shows him Siegmund the magic sword Wälse has left for him; he pulls it from the tree it was embedded in, and they elope together.together despite realising they are twins.
* Act II: Wotan reveals to his wife Fricka that he intends Siegmund to slay Fafner (who has turned himself into a dragon) and win the Ring; however his wife Fricka, however, Goddess of marriage, is horrified by the twins’ adultery ''and'' {{twincest, {{twincest}}, so she induces him to abandon Siegmund and send the Valkyrie Brünnhilde (daughter of Wotan and Erda, as well as Wotan's favorite daughter) to ensure that Hunding kill him.him. Wotan has to agree or he would be going against his laws. Wotan orders Brünnhilde to do so, but discovering that Siegmund prefers perdition with Sieglinde to Walhall, she expresses sympathy for the twins and decides to help him. However Wotan appears, appears and shatters Siegmund’s sword, allowing Hunding to kill him; Wotan then kills Hunding, and departs in wrath to punish the disobedient Brünnhilde, who has fled with Sieglinde.Sieglinde and the fragments of the sword.
* Act III: The Valkyries [[note]] (who aside of Brünnhilde are named: Gerhindle, Othlinde, Waltraute, Schweirleite, Helmwige, Siegrune, Grimgerde and Rossweisse/Roßweiße) [[/note]] gather; Brünnhilde begs her sisters to shelter her and Sieglinde, but they refuse as they're terrified of Wotan's anger. Brünnhilde dispatches the pregnant tells Sieglinde she is pregnant and despatches her to hide in the wood where Fafner lives.lives with the sword fragments. Wotan arrives, dismisses the Valkyries, and punishes Brünnhilde by turning her mortal, abandoning her to whomever may come along. Brünnhilde begs him at least to ensure that no unworthy lover may claim her; he relents to this extent and, after putting her in a magical sleep, summons a circle of magic fire to protect her, leaving in sorrow.



* Act I: Siegfried, the child of Siegmund and Sieglinde, has been raised by Alberich’s brother Mime after Sieglinde died, so that he can slay Fafner (whereupon Mime would take the unguarded Ring), though Siegfried detests and distrusts the sneakish dwarf. Siegfried re-forges the fragments of his father’s sword, right after Mime is unable to do it.
* Act II: Siegfried kills Fafner and, after instinctively tasting a bit of Fafner's blood, he gains the power of understanding animal language. He also kills Mime when the dwarf tries to poison him, thanks to understanding a wood-bird's warnings; Siegfried then takes the Ring.
* Act III: Told of the beautiful and sleeping Brünnhilde by the wood-bird, Siegfried goes to wake her. He defies Wotan and breaks his spear, passes through the fire, and wakes her up, claiming her as his lover. Brünnhilde is satisfied and agrees to be with him.

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* Act I: Siegfried, the child of Siegmund and Sieglinde, has been raised by Alberich’s brother Mime after Sieglinde died, so that he can slay Fafner (whereupon Mime would take the unguarded Ring), though Siegfried detests and distrusts the sneakish dwarf. Mime is unable to re-forge Siegmund's sword, Wotan tells him that only one who knows no fear can re-forge the sword, and that this person will have Mime's head. Siegfried re-forges the fragments of his father’s sword, right after sword while Mime is unable to do it.plots against him.
* Act II: Siegfried kills Fafner and, after instinctively tasting a bit of Fafner's blood, he gains the power of understanding animal language. birdsong. He also kills Mime when the dwarf tries to poison him, thanks to understanding a wood-bird's warnings; Siegfried then takes the Ring.Ring and Tarnhelm.
* Act III: Told of the beautiful and sleeping Brünnhilde by the wood-bird, Siegfried goes to wake her. He defies Wotan and breaks his spear, passes through the fire, and wakes her up, Brünnhilde by kissing her, claiming her as his lover. Brünnhilde is satisfied and agrees to be with him.



* Prologue: The three Norns’ thread of fate snaps as they're singing about the past, present and future, and they disappear. Siegfried leaves Brünnhilde to seek adventure.

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* Prologue: The three Norns’ thread of fate snaps as they're singing about the past, present and future, and they disappear. They reveal the world tree has died due to Wotan breaking a branch of to carve his spear. Siegfried leaves Brünnhilde to seek adventure.



* Act II: Hagen has a talk with his dad Alberich, who urges him to take the Ring. When the captive Brünnhilde sees Siegfried with his new wife Gutrune, she declares that he has been her lover. Siegfried denies the charge, but she, Gunther, and Hagen swear revenge on him, and the understandably VERY upset Brünnhilde reveals Siegfried's weakness: he can be stabbed in the back.
* Act III: Siegfried meets the Rhine-maidens, who try to get the Ring from him to no avail. As Siegfried and the others rest, Hagen feeds him another potion that starts restoring his memories. As Siegfried explains his adventures, Hagen spears him while claiming it's his duty since they had made oaths on his spear and Siegfried broke his part on them; Siegfried dies as he recalls his brief happiness with Brünnhilde. Siegfried's body is brought to the palace; [[CainAndAbel Hagen kills Gunther]] for the Ring, while Gudrune falls victim to DeathByDespair. Brünnhilde, who has realized everything, appears to prevent Hagen taking the Ring and orders a funeral pyre for Siegfried; after giving an eulogy and telling the Rhinemaidens to take the Ring when it's all said and done, she immolates herself in it. The flames rise to kindle Walhall, destroying Wotan and all the gods. The Rhine overflows its banks, quenching the flames, and the Rhine-maidens come to claim the ring as Brünnhilde told them to; Hagen attempts to stop them, but they drown him and then leave with the Ring.

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* Act II: Hagen has a talk with his dad Alberich, who urges him to take the Ring. When the captive Brünnhilde sees Siegfried with his new wife Gutrune, she declares that he has been her lover. lover, and seeing him wearing the ring means she realises the deception. Siegfried denies the charge, but she, Gunther, and Hagen swear revenge on him, and the understandably VERY upset Brünnhilde reveals Siegfried's weakness: he can be stabbed in the back.back as when she made him invulnerable she knew he wouldn't turn his back on an enemy.
* Act III: Siegfried meets the Rhine-maidens, who try to get the Ring from him to no avail. As Siegfried and the others rest, Hagen feeds him another potion that starts restoring his memories. As Siegfried explains his adventures, Hagen spears him while claiming it's his duty since they had made oaths on his spear and Siegfried broke his part swore on them; the spear he was not Brünnhilde's lover; Siegfried dies as he recalls his brief happiness with Brünnhilde. Siegfried's body is brought to the palace; [[CainAndAbel Hagen kills Gunther]] for the Ring, while Gudrune falls victim to DeathByDespair. Brünnhilde, who has realized everything, appears to prevent Hagen taking the Ring and orders a funeral pyre for Siegfried; after giving an eulogy and telling the Rhinemaidens to take the Ring when it's all said and done, she immolates herself in it. The flames rise to kindle Walhall, destroying Wotan and all the gods. The Rhine overflows its banks, quenching the flames, and the Rhine-maidens come to claim the ring as Brünnhilde told them to; Hagen attempts to stop them, but they drown him and then leave with the Ring.
12th Jun '13 7:08:29 AM MrThorfan64
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* Act I: Hagen, son of Alberich, suggests to his half-brother Gunther, lord of the Gibichungs, that they use a love-potion to make Siegfried fall in love with their sister Gutrune and induce him to win Brünnhilde for Gunther. When Siegfried drops by, Gunther drugs him and makes him a part of the aforementioned plan. Meanwhile Brünnhilde is visited by her Valkyrie sister Waltraute, who says that Wotan is waiting in Walhall for the end, but doesn't listen to her warnings about bleak things that may come and refuses to give up the Ring. Siegfried uses the tarnhelm to disguise himself as Gunther and takes Brünnhilde from the fire, as well as taking the Ring and putting it on.

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* Act I: Hagen, son of Alberich, suggests to his half-brother Gunther, lord of the Gibichungs, that they use a love-potion to make Siegfried fall in love with their sister Gutrune and induce him to win Brünnhilde for Gunther. When Siegfried drops by, Gunther drugs him and makes him a part of the aforementioned plan. Meanwhile Brünnhilde is visited by her Valkyrie sister Waltraute, who says that Wotan is waiting in Walhall for the end, but doesn't listen to her warnings about bleak things that may come and refuses to give up the Ring. Siegfried uses the tarnhelm to disguise himself as Gunther and takes Brünnhilde from the fire, as well as taking the Ring and putting it on.from her.
24th May '13 6:34:02 AM MrThorfan64
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* Scene IV: The aforementioned Loge and Wotan force Alberich to ransom himself with his treasure, Tarnhelm, and Ring; which Alberich curses. Wotan reluctantly gives up the treasure and Ring to the giants, upon being warned by Erda the goddess of the Earth not to keep the ring. Fafner murders Fasolt as they argue over the treasure. The Rhinemaidens moan about losing their gold and criticise the gods, who enter Walhall.

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* Scene IV: The aforementioned Loge and Wotan force Alberich to ransom himself with his treasure, Tarnhelm, and Ring; which Alberich curses. Wotan reluctantly gives up the treasure and Ring to the giants, upon being warned by Erda the goddess of the Earth not to keep the ring. [[CainAndAbel Fafner murders Fasolt Fasolt]] as they argue over the treasure. The Rhinemaidens moan about losing their gold and criticise the gods, who enter Walhall.



* Act I: Hagen, son of Alberich, suggests to his half-brother Gunther that they use a love-potion to make Siegfried fall in love with their sister Gutrune and induce him to win Brünnhilde for Gunther. When Siegfried drops by, Gunther drugs him and makes him a part of the aforementioned plan. Meanwhile Brünnhilde is visited by her Valkyrie sister Waltraute, who says that Wotan is waiting in Walhall for the end, but doesn't listen to her warnings about bleak things that may come and refuses to give up the Ring.

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* Act I: Hagen, son of Alberich, suggests to his half-brother Gunther Gunther, lord of the Gibichungs, that they use a love-potion to make Siegfried fall in love with their sister Gutrune and induce him to win Brünnhilde for Gunther. When Siegfried drops by, Gunther drugs him and makes him a part of the aforementioned plan. Meanwhile Brünnhilde is visited by her Valkyrie sister Waltraute, who says that Wotan is waiting in Walhall for the end, but doesn't listen to her warnings about bleak things that may come and refuses to give up the Ring. Siegfried uses the tarnhelm to disguise himself as Gunther and takes Brünnhilde from the fire, as well as taking the Ring and putting it on.



* Act III: Siegfried meets the Rhine-maidens, who try to get the Ring from him to no avail. As Siegfried and the others rest, Hagen feeds him another potion that starts restoring his memories. As Siegfried explains his adventures, Hagen spears him while claiming it's his duty since they had made oaths on his spear and Siegfried broke his part on them; Siegfried dies as he recalls his brief happiness with Brünnhilde. Siegfried's body is brought to the palace; Gunther and Hagen argue and Hagen kills Gunther for the Ring, while Gudrune falls victim to DeathByDespair. Brünnhilde, who has realized everything, appears to prevent Hagen taking the Ring and orders a funeral pyre for Siegfried; after giving an eulogy and telling the Rhinemaidens to take the Ring when it's all said and done, she immolates herself in it. The flames rise to kindle Walhall, destroying Wotan and all the gods. The Rhine overflows its banks, quenching the flames, and the Rhine-maidens come to claim the ring as Brünnhilde told them to; Hagen attempts to stop them, but they drown him and then leave with the Ring.

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* Act III: Siegfried meets the Rhine-maidens, who try to get the Ring from him to no avail. As Siegfried and the others rest, Hagen feeds him another potion that starts restoring his memories. As Siegfried explains his adventures, Hagen spears him while claiming it's his duty since they had made oaths on his spear and Siegfried broke his part on them; Siegfried dies as he recalls his brief happiness with Brünnhilde. Siegfried's body is brought to the palace; Gunther and Hagen argue and [[CainAndAbel Hagen kills Gunther Gunther]] for the Ring, while Gudrune falls victim to DeathByDespair. Brünnhilde, who has realized everything, appears to prevent Hagen taking the Ring and orders a funeral pyre for Siegfried; after giving an eulogy and telling the Rhinemaidens to take the Ring when it's all said and done, she immolates herself in it. The flames rise to kindle Walhall, destroying Wotan and all the gods. The Rhine overflows its banks, quenching the flames, and the Rhine-maidens come to claim the ring as Brünnhilde told them to; Hagen attempts to stop them, but they drown him and then leave with the Ring.
19th May '13 4:30:54 AM MrThorfan64
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* Scene II: The giants Fasolt and Fafner build Walhall for Wotan, king of the gods, in exchange for the goddess of love Freia, who also provides them with the golden apples of youth. They agree to accept the Ring of Power Alberich has made from the gold as ransom.

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* Scene II: The giants Fasolt and Fafner build Walhall for Wotan, king of the gods, in exchange for the goddess of love Freia, who also provides them with the golden apples of youth. They The Fire God Loge was supposed to find a way Wotan could get out of giving Freia to the Giants but he was unable to, however he mentions the theft of the gold by Alberich. The Giants agree to accept the Ring of Power Alberich has made from the gold as ransom.



* Act I: Siegfried, the child of Siegmund and Sieglinde, has been raised by Alberich’s brother Mime, so that he can slay Fafner (whereupon Mime would take the unguarded Ring), though Siegfried detests and distrusts the sneakish dwarf. Siegfried re-forges the fragments of his father’s sword, right after Mime is unable to do it.

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* Act I: Siegfried, the child of Siegmund and Sieglinde, has been raised by Alberich’s brother Mime, Mime after Sieglinde died, so that he can slay Fafner (whereupon Mime would take the unguarded Ring), though Siegfried detests and distrusts the sneakish dwarf. Siegfried re-forges the fragments of his father’s sword, right after Mime is unable to do it.



* Act III: Told of the beautiful and sleeping Brünnhilde by the wood-bird, Siegfried goes wake her. He defies Wotan, passes through the fire, and wakes her up, claiming her as his lover. Brünnhilde is satisfied and agrees to be with him.

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* Act III: Told of the beautiful and sleeping Brünnhilde by the wood-bird, Siegfried goes to wake her. He defies Wotan, Wotan and breaks his spear, passes through the fire, and wakes her up, claiming her as his lover. Brünnhilde is satisfied and agrees to be with him.



* Act I: Hagen, son of Alberich, suggests to his half-brother Gunther that they use a love-potion to make Siegfried fall in love with their sister Gutrune and induce him to win Brünnhilde for Gunther. When Siegfried drops by, Gunther drugs him and makes him a part of the aforementioned plan. Meanwhile Brünnhilde is visited by her Valkyrie sister Waltraute, but doesn't listen to her warnings about bleak things that may come and refuses to give up the Ring.

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* Act I: Hagen, son of Alberich, suggests to his half-brother Gunther that they use a love-potion to make Siegfried fall in love with their sister Gutrune and induce him to win Brünnhilde for Gunther. When Siegfried drops by, Gunther drugs him and makes him a part of the aforementioned plan. Meanwhile Brünnhilde is visited by her Valkyrie sister Waltraute, who says that Wotan is waiting in Walhall for the end, but doesn't listen to her warnings about bleak things that may come and refuses to give up the Ring.



* Act III: Siegfried meets the Rhine-maidens, who try to get the Ring from him to no avail. As Siegfried and the others rest, Hagen feeds him another potion that starts restoring his memories. As Siegfried explains his adventures, Hagen spears him while claiming it's his duty since they had made oaths and Siegfried broke his part on them; Siegfried dies as he recalls his brief happiness with Brünnhilde. Siegfried's body is brought to the palace; Gunther and Hagen argue and Hagen kills Gunther for the Ring, while Gudrune falls victim to DeathByDespair. Brünnhilde, who has realized everything, appears to prevent Hagen taking the Ring and orders a funeral pyre for Siegfried; after giving an eulogy and telling the Rhinemaidens to take the Ring when it's all said and done, she immolates herself in it. The flames rise to kindle Walhall, destroying Wotan and all the gods. The Rhine overflows its banks, quenching the flames, and the Rhine-maidens come to claim the ring as Brünnhilde told them to; Hagen attempts to stop them, but they drown him and then leave with the Ring.

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* Act III: Siegfried meets the Rhine-maidens, who try to get the Ring from him to no avail. As Siegfried and the others rest, Hagen feeds him another potion that starts restoring his memories. As Siegfried explains his adventures, Hagen spears him while claiming it's his duty since they had made oaths on his spear and Siegfried broke his part on them; Siegfried dies as he recalls his brief happiness with Brünnhilde. Siegfried's body is brought to the palace; Gunther and Hagen argue and Hagen kills Gunther for the Ring, while Gudrune falls victim to DeathByDespair. Brünnhilde, who has realized everything, appears to prevent Hagen taking the Ring and orders a funeral pyre for Siegfried; after giving an eulogy and telling the Rhinemaidens to take the Ring when it's all said and done, she immolates herself in it. The flames rise to kindle Walhall, destroying Wotan and all the gods. The Rhine overflows its banks, quenching the flames, and the Rhine-maidens come to claim the ring as Brünnhilde told them to; Hagen attempts to stop them, but they drown him and then leave with the Ring.
19th May '13 4:19:53 AM MrThorfan64
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* Scene II: The giants Fasolt and Fafner build Walhall for Wotan, king of the gods, in exchange for the goddess of loveFreia, who also provides them with the golden apples of youth. They agree to accept the Ring of Power Alberich has made from the gold as ransom.
* Scene III: Alberich enslaves all the dwarves and forces his brother and the most skilled smith among them, Mime, to forge him a magical helmet. The Gods Wotan and Loge capture him anyway.
* Scene IV: The aforementioned Loge and Wotan force Alberich to ransom himself with his treasure and the Ring; which Alberich curses. Wotan reluctantly gives up the treasure and Ring to the giants, upon being warned by Erda the goddess of the Earth; Fafner murders Fasolt for it; the gods enter Walhall.

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* Scene II: The giants Fasolt and Fafner build Walhall for Wotan, king of the gods, in exchange for the goddess of loveFreia, love Freia, who also provides them with the golden apples of youth. They agree to accept the Ring of Power Alberich has made from the gold as ransom.ransom.
* Scene III: Alberich enslaves all the dwarves and forces his brother and the most skilled smith among them, Mime, to forge him a magical helmet called the tarnhelm. The Gods Wotan and Loge capture him anyway after tricking him into turning himself into a toad with the tarnhelm.

* Scene III: Alberich enslaves all the dwarves and forces his brother and the most skilled smith among them, Mime, to forge him a magical helmet. The Gods Wotan and Loge capture him anyway.
* Scene IV: The aforementioned Loge and Wotan force Alberich to ransom himself with his treasure treasure, Tarnhelm, and the Ring; which Alberich curses. Wotan reluctantly gives up the treasure and Ring to the giants, upon being warned by Erda the goddess of the Earth; Earth not to keep the ring. Fafner murders Fasolt for it; as they argue over the gods treasure. The Rhinemaidens moan about losing their gold and criticise the gods, who enter Walhall.



* Act I: Siegmund, son of Wälse (Wotan), falls in love with the wife of Hunding — unknown to him, his twin, Sieglinde. She shows him the magic sword Wälse has left for him; he seizes it, and they elope together.

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* Act I: Siegmund, son of Wälse (Wotan), falls in love with the wife of Hunding — unknown to him, his twin, Sieglinde. She shows him the magic sword Wälse has left for him; he seizes it, pulls it from the tree it was embedded in, and they elope together.



* Act III: The Valkyries [[note]] (who aside of Brünnhilde are named: Gerhindle, Othlinde, Waltraute, Schweirleite, Helmwige, Siegrune, Grimgerde and Rossweisse/Roßweiße) [[/note]] gather; Brünnhilde begs her sisters to shelter her and Sieglinde, but they refuse as they're terrified of Wotan's anger. Brünnhilde dispatches the pregnant Sieglinde to hide. Wotan arrives, dismisses the Valkyries, and punishes Brünnhilde by turning her mortal, abandoning her to whomever may come along. Brünnhilde begs him at least to ensure that no unworthy lover may claim her; he relents to this extent and, after putting her in a magical sleep, summons a circle of magic fire to protect her, leaving in sorrow.

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* Act III: The Valkyries [[note]] (who aside of Brünnhilde are named: Gerhindle, Othlinde, Waltraute, Schweirleite, Helmwige, Siegrune, Grimgerde and Rossweisse/Roßweiße) [[/note]] gather; Brünnhilde begs her sisters to shelter her and Sieglinde, but they refuse as they're terrified of Wotan's anger. Brünnhilde dispatches the pregnant Sieglinde to hide.hide in the wood where Fafner lives. Wotan arrives, dismisses the Valkyries, and punishes Brünnhilde by turning her mortal, abandoning her to whomever may come along. Brünnhilde begs him at least to ensure that no unworthy lover may claim her; he relents to this extent and, after putting her in a magical sleep, summons a circle of magic fire to protect her, leaving in sorrow.
25th Apr '13 10:23:28 AM Orihime
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* Scene I: The dwarf Alberich renounces love in order to steal the magic Rhine-gold from the three Rhinemaidens.
* Scene II: The giants Fasolt and Fafner build Walhall for Wotan, king of the gods, in exchange for the goddess of love, Freia, but agree to accept the Ring of Power Alberich has made from the gold as ransom.
* Scene III: Wotan and Loge capture Alberich.
* Scene IV: They force Alberich to ransom himself with his treasure and the Ring; which Alberich curses. Wotan reluctantly gives up the treasure and Ring to the giants; Fafner murders Fasolt for it; the gods enter Walhall.

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* Scene I: The dwarf Alberich renounces love in order to steal the magic Rhine-gold from Woglinde, Wellgunde and Flosswinde, the three Rhinemaidens.Rhinemaidens, as they have rebuked his affections and offers one time too many.
* Scene II: The giants Fasolt and Fafner build Walhall for Wotan, king of the gods, in exchange for the goddess of loveFreia, who also provides them with the golden apples of youth. They agree to accept the Ring of Power Alberich has made from the gold as ransom.

* Scene II: The giants Fasolt and Fafner build Walhall for Wotan, king of the gods, in exchange for the goddess of love, Freia, but agree to accept the Ring of Power III: Alberich has made from enslaves all the gold as ransom.dwarves and forces his brother and the most skilled smith among them, Mime, to forge him a magical helmet. The Gods Wotan and Loge capture him anyway.
* Scene III: Wotan and Loge capture Alberich.
* Scene IV: They The aforementioned Loge and Wotan force Alberich to ransom himself with his treasure and the Ring; which Alberich curses. Wotan reluctantly gives up the treasure and Ring to the giants; giants, upon being warned by Erda the goddess of the Earth; Fafner murders Fasolt for it; the gods enter Walhall.



* Act II: Wotan reveals to his wife Fricka that he intends Siegmund to slay Fafner (who has turned himself into a dragon) and win the Ring; Fricka, however, horrified by the twins’ adultery and incest, induces him to abandon Siegmund and send the Valkyrie Brünnhilde to ensure that Hunding kill him. Wotan orders her to do so, but discovering that Siegmund prefers perdition with Sieglinde to Walhall, she decides to help him. Wotan appears, shatters Siegmund’s sword, allowing Hunding to kill him; Wotan kills Hunding, and departs in wrath to punish the disobedient Brünnhilde, who has fled with Sieglinde.
* Act III: The Valkyries gather; Brünnhilde begs them to shelter her and Sieglinde, but they refuse. Brünnhilde dispatches the pregnant Sieglinde to hide. Wotan arrives, dismisses the Valkyries, and punishes Brünnhilde by turning her mortal, abandoning her to whomever may come along. Brünnhilde begs him at least to ensure that no unworthy lover may claim her; he relents to this extent and summons a circle of magic fire to protect her.

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* Act II: Wotan reveals to his wife Fricka that he intends Siegmund to slay Fafner (who has turned himself into a dragon) and win the Ring; Fricka, however, is horrified by the twins’ adultery and incest, ''and'' {{twincest, so she induces him to abandon Siegmund and send the Valkyrie Brünnhilde (daughter of Wotan and Erda, as well as Wotan's favorite daughter) to ensure that Hunding kill him. Wotan orders her Brünnhilde to do so, but discovering that Siegmund prefers perdition with Sieglinde to Walhall, she expresses sympathy for the twins and decides to help him. Wotan appears, shatters Siegmund’s sword, allowing Hunding to kill him; Wotan then kills Hunding, and departs in wrath to punish the disobedient Brünnhilde, who has fled with Sieglinde.
* Act III: The Valkyries [[note]] (who aside of Brünnhilde are named: Gerhindle, Othlinde, Waltraute, Schweirleite, Helmwige, Siegrune, Grimgerde and Rossweisse/Roßweiße) [[/note]] gather; Brünnhilde begs them her sisters to shelter her and Sieglinde, but they refuse.refuse as they're terrified of Wotan's anger. Brünnhilde dispatches the pregnant Sieglinde to hide. Wotan arrives, dismisses the Valkyries, and punishes Brünnhilde by turning her mortal, abandoning her to whomever may come along. Brünnhilde begs him at least to ensure that no unworthy lover may claim her; he relents to this extent and and, after putting her in a magical sleep, summons a circle of magic fire to protect her.
her, leaving in sorrow.



* Act I: Siegfried, the child of Siegmund and Sieglinde, has been raised by Alberich’s brother, Mime, so that he can slay Fafner (whereupon Mime would take the unguarded Ring), though Siegfried detests the sneakish dwarf. Siegfried re-forges the fragments of his father’s sword.
* Act II: Siegfried kills Fafner, and does the same to Mime when the dwarf tries to poison him; Siegfried takes the Ring.
* Act III: Told of the sleeping Brünnhilde by a wood-bird, Siegfried defies Wotan, passes through the fire, and wakes her, claiming her as his lover.

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* Act I: Siegfried, the child of Siegmund and Sieglinde, has been raised by Alberich’s brother, brother Mime, so that he can slay Fafner (whereupon Mime would take the unguarded Ring), though Siegfried detests and distrusts the sneakish dwarf. Siegfried re-forges the fragments of his father’s sword.sword, right after Mime is unable to do it.
* Act II: Siegfried kills Fafner, and does Fafner and, after instinctively tasting a bit of Fafner's blood, he gains the same to power of understanding animal language. He also kills Mime when the dwarf tries to poison him; him, thanks to understanding a wood-bird's warnings; Siegfried then takes the Ring.
* Act III: Told of the beautiful and sleeping Brünnhilde by a the wood-bird, Siegfried goes wake her. He defies Wotan, passes through the fire, and wakes her, her up, claiming her as his lover.
lover. Brünnhilde is satisfied and agrees to be with him.



* Prologue: The three Norns’ thread of fate snaps. Siegfried leaves Brünnhilde to seek adventure.
* Act I: Hagen, son of Alberich, suggests to his half-brother Gunther that they use a love-potion to make Siegfried fall in love with their sister Gutrune and induce him to win Brünnhilde for Gunther. He does so, taking back the Ring he had given her.
* Act II: When the captive Brünnhilde sees Siegfried with Gutrune, she declares that he has been her lover. Siegfried denies the charge, but she, Gunther, and Hagen swear revenge on him, and Brünnhilde reveals his weakness: he can be stabbed in the back.
* Act III: Hagen spears Siegfried, and then murders Gunther for the Ring. Brünnhilde appears to prevent him taking it, and orders a funeral pyre for Siegfried, on which she immolates herself; the flames rise to kindle Walhall, destroying Wotan and all the gods. The Rhine overflows its banks, and the Rhine-maidens drown Hagen and claim the Rhine-gold from the ashes.

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* Prologue: The three Norns’ thread of fate snaps.snaps as they're singing about the past, present and future, and they disappear. Siegfried leaves Brünnhilde to seek adventure.
* Act I: Hagen, son of Alberich, suggests to his half-brother Gunther that they use a love-potion to make Siegfried fall in love with their sister Gutrune and induce him to win Brünnhilde for Gunther. He does so, taking back When Siegfried drops by, Gunther drugs him and makes him a part of the Ring aforementioned plan. Meanwhile Brünnhilde is visited by her Valkyrie sister Waltraute, but doesn't listen to her warnings about bleak things that may come and refuses to give up the Ring.
* Act II: Hagen has a talk with his dad Alberich, who urges him to take the Ring. When the captive Brünnhilde sees Siegfried with his new wife Gutrune, she declares that
he had given her.has been her lover. Siegfried denies the charge, but she, Gunther, and Hagen swear revenge on him, and the understandably VERY upset Brünnhilde reveals Siegfried's weakness: he can be stabbed in the back.
* Act II: When the captive Brünnhilde sees Siegfried with Gutrune, she declares that he has been her lover. Siegfried denies the charge, but she, Gunther, and Hagen swear revenge on him, and Brünnhilde reveals his weakness: he can be stabbed in the back.
* Act III: Siegfried meets the Rhine-maidens, who try to get the Ring from him to no avail. As Siegfried and the others rest, Hagen feeds him another potion that starts restoring his memories. As Siegfried explains his adventures, Hagen spears Siegfried, him while claiming it's his duty since they had made oaths and then murders Siegfried broke his part on them; Siegfried dies as he recalls his brief happiness with Brünnhilde. Siegfried's body is brought to the palace; Gunther and Hagen argue and Hagen kills Gunther for the Ring. Brünnhilde Ring, while Gudrune falls victim to DeathByDespair. Brünnhilde, who has realized everything, appears to prevent him Hagen taking it, the Ring and orders a funeral pyre for Siegfried, on which Siegfried; after giving an eulogy and telling the Rhinemaidens to take the Ring when it's all said and done, she immolates herself; the herself in it. The flames rise to kindle Walhall, destroying Wotan and all the gods. The Rhine overflows its banks, quenching the flames, and the Rhine-maidens drown Hagen and come to claim the Rhine-gold from ring as Brünnhilde told them to; Hagen attempts to stop them, but they drown him and then leave with the ashes.Ring.
12th May '12 3:56:41 PM LordGro
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'''''Das Rheingold''''':

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'''''Das Rheingold''''': Rheingold''''' (''The Rhine Gold''):



'''''Die Walküre''''':

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'''''Die Walküre''''': Walküre''''' (''The Valkyrie''):



'''''Götterdämmerung''''':

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'''''Götterdämmerung''''': '''''Götterdämmerung''''' (''Twilight of the Gods''):
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