Note: Do not rely on this information. It is very old.
Hel, the Scandinavian goddess of the lower regions, was the daughter of Loki and Angurboda. The darkness of her aspect betokened the fierceness of her character, All who died of old age or sickness were the victims of her cruelty and her greed.
“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self–control. Against such things there is no law.” – Galatians 5:22-23