Once upon a time a little village nestled close to the mountains in the magical land of Patlin. The humans lived in peace with their giant neighbors and everyone enjoyed life ... except for Carl. He grew up boasting he would be better than all the others. He waved his sword at imaginary enemies and claimed he would be famous and not mundane like the rest of them.
By the time he was twenty, people had tired of his boasts and bullying. That was the year Carl finally went to challenge the giants to battle.
He did not survive.
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