Grendel Author:John Gardner Grendel...warm, friendly, compassionate...a kind of Medieval King Kong! — "The old ram stands looking down over rock slides, stupidly triumphant. I blink. I stare in horror. 'Scat!' I hiss... He cocks his head like an elderly, slow-witted king, considers the angles, decides to ignore me. I stamp. I hammer the ground with my fists. I hurl a scull-... more »size stone at him.
"He will not budge. I shake my two hairy fists at the sky and I let out a howl so unspeakable that the water at my feet turns sudden ice and even I myself am left uneasy.« less