Quest. A word which when one hears they think of great adventure. Many go on quest to find something of value, or to pursue something of interest. A quest can be many things like long, perilous, or exciting. One thing in particular comes to mind when the word quest is spoken and that happens to be timeless. Yes many quest seem to be timeless. A quest for respect and pride might be timeless for one who is rude or shameful. It seems in the story of Beowulf there are many timeless events. For instance after Beowulf slays the evil Grendel he must then slay the foul beast’s mother. Grendel’s mother only wishes for revenge but it makes one wonder is another if another beast like Grendel will soon appear seeking revenge for the mother. However the timelessness does come to an end when the great Beowulf meets his death after slaying a fierce dragon.
In other works of literature that discuss the life of Julius Ceasar and his quest for power we see another example of timelessness. He seeks to have too much and eventually death is bestowed upon him.
After reading literature like this one could relate this to modern everyday or to the lifespan of a human. Everyone in life seeks to gain something or achieve a certain goal. After they reach the first goal they reach even higher for another goal. This is usually a never-ending process for most people. Life seems to go on forever and before they reach or complete their last goal they die. They may not fight a fire-breathing dragon before death but life still does end, and not all goals are met.
If everyone knew a quest to be timeless they would not try to achieve a thing. Some goals are met some are not. One thing is for sure if a challenge is something you want in life you must go out and make it happen. Not everyone has a king from a far away land send for you to slay a vicious monster or a monstrous dragon.