*The pieces are now white hot. Before pulling them out Heimdall takes a sheet of Mithril and puts that into the flames.
A minute later he begins work on the sword as the Mirthril heats up.*
"Dulce bellum inexpertis."
Official Forum Expert on Norse Mythology
As Odin says in the Hovamal:
"Praise no day 'til evening; no wife 'til on her pyre; no sword 'til tested;
no maid 'til bedded; no ice 'til crossed;
no ale 'til drunk."