No hint is ever made of any possibility of reconciliation between Siggeir and the kin of the men he has slain.
And King Siggeir knew not that one of the Volsungs lived and was near him.
Siggeir is delighted to consent though he deems her “mad and witless” to wish longer suffering for her brothers.
Here and there they went, taking vengeance on King Siggeir's men.
Whereupon Siggeir offered money for the sword, but Sigmund scorned the offer.
But that availed them little; for Siggeir fell upon them with a great army.
The poem does not record the death of Siggeir's and Signy's son, though the saga does.
"I am going yonder to speak with Jorund, Siggeir's wife," she said.
He refuses to sell it to Siggeir for all his proffered gold.
He stands every test of courage, and is trained by Sigmund, who thinks he is Siggeir's son.