Bestla (“wife” or “bark”) is an ancient frost giantess, daughter of the frost Giant Bolthor (“evil thorn”) and sister of Mimir. She became the wife Bor the primeval God, and gave birth who three of the Aesir Gods, these being Odin , Ve and Vili.
She set before Odin the difficult task of killing Ymir at the behest of the Norns. In so doing, Bestla became known as Kingmaker, both in the literal sense and in the sense of having raised her son to kingship.
Exacting and strict, meticulous and infinitely calculating, with the formidable strength and pride of a giantess, and a will to rival that of her son.