(Key word: rock)
No one is quite sure what it was—exactly—that the town of Birdmarch did to upset the giant. Perhaps it was nothing. Maybe it was indigestion. Or something worse.
Whatever it was, most of the small town escaped before the rock fell, dead center, on the town square. Most of the buildings, however, were not so lucky.
Five large pits are at the edge of town, five more some distance away—part of the giant's footprints deep set as he lifted the rock....