How did Grendel's mother attempt to seek revenge for the loss of her son?

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After Grendel is slain by Beowulf , his mother immediately exacts a terrible vengeance. The Danes have been rejoicing at the death of the monster that had plagued them for so long and caused so much bloodshed and destruction. They celebrate Grendel's death in the traditional Danish manner by holding an enormous feast in the mead hall of Heorot. As the Danes are sleeping off their celebration, Grendel's mother descends upon Heorot like a wolf on the fold. She carries off Æschere, Hrothgar's most trusted advisor, a man of great wisdom and knowledge....

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