Forseti (also spelled Forsete), in Norse mythology, the god of justice and conciliation. He was the son of the doomed but beloved god Balder and his wife, Nanna. Forseti rules in his home in Asgard (heaven) was a great hall called Glitnir, which has a roof of silver that is supported by pillars of red gold. There Forseti heard cases and settled all legal disputes, no matter how difficult, to everyone's satisfaction.