Hedin had sent a necklace as a peace-offering to Hagen, but Hilde persuades her father that it is only a ruse.
It is from no love to Hedin that Hild accompanies him, though Saxo would have it so.
You protest that Hedin Sahib is not among you disguised as a Ladaki.
Then Hedin called to Hogne, his father-in-law, offering him a reconciliation and much gold as a ransom.
And then Bjarne's father had been the spokesman of the parish, while Hedin's grandsire had been a staunch defender of the pastor.
So Hedin, with the help of his men, was taken back to his ship, saved by the kindness of his foe.
Hedin was no unwelcome guest in the houses of gentlefolks, and he was often seen at the judge's and the pastor's omber parties.
Hogni would have been lucky if he had shown severity rather than compassion to Hedin when he had once conquered him.
And when he came to the island called Ha, then Hedin was there before him with his host.
Hedin gives an excellent presentation of the case in the second volume of his Overland to India.