Expansion Of Arthurs Battle With The Giant Essay

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Expansion Of Arthurs Battle With The Giant

Arthur turned his head in the direction the woman's gaze and there before him stood the
giant that he had heard so much about during the past few days. It stood almost 20 feet
off the ground and carried a club bigger than Arthur himself. The stench of rotting human
corpses emanated from its disgusting body and insects of every sort imaginable crawled
freely through its hair and under its skin. Arthur stood motionless, stunned for a moment
by the unbelievable hideousness of the creature."How could a God who created the beauty of
things such as the forests and mountains also be responsible for creating such filth?"
thought Arthur. He then put his hand on his sword and grasped it tightly. Was this giant
more than he could handle? Would his pride and honor lead him to his death? If Merlin was
right, and God was not on his side, how could he expect to win this fight? Arthur's
stomach began to churn as all these thoughts flew through his mind and he clenched
Excalibur even tighter. The giant was carrying the bodies of twelve peasants on its back.
The sight of the dead men and women the giant had so mercilessly killed enraged Arthur.
This beast would pay dearly for its crimes if he had anything to do with it."May great God
in heaven, who rules the world, give you a short life and shameful death! Surely you are
the most foul fiend that was ever formed! Guard yourself, you dog, and prepare to die, for
this day my hands will kill you!" exclaimed Arthur.The giant answered Arthur by raising
its massive club and swinging it at him. Arthur could feel a gust of wind blow against him
as the tree-sized club whipped through the air towards him. He raised his shield with his
head covered in an attempt to block the giants blow. This was the worst part of fighting
for Arthur, not being able to see what was happening, he would have to leave his fate up
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