Sigurd and Regin dug pits outside the creature's lair, covered it with branches and waited for the beast to return home. Once it was over the covered pit, Sigurd rose up and stabbed the dragon through its tender underbelly, killing it. Soon after Sigurd's friend, the dwarf Regin, plotted to kill Sigurd to have the treasure all to himself. Talking birds let Sigurd in on the dreadful deed and, consequently, he instead killed the dwarf before he could be attacked. All in all, it's a nasty little tale.
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