Chapter 5 in GNME is optional. Read chapters 6-7 Ch. 6. Gods of the Dead: Why did the Roman identify Wodan (=Odin) with Mercury? What traits of Odin mark him as a shaman? Sleipnir Hanging on Yggdrasil Shape-shifter ...as Lord of the Dead? Valhalla burial practices Ch. 7. Of the "Enigmatic Gods" take special note of Mimir and Hoenir Heimdall esp. Loki Balder Find a few memorable traits or stories for each.