The Emperor of the giants decided to contain the poison, and instead built a great wall along the human-giant border, with the help of cyclopses from the south and using ogres as work animals, as well as more skilled artisans. The wall was high even by giant standards, reaching fifty feet high, but extending for thousands of miles. It was guarded at regular checkpoints by the giants on their side, so there was little help of escaping that way. The best hope for the humans under the giants' thumb was from the sea. Nevertheless, Seylil took no overt action himself, rather building up the fleet and making sure there were no forays by the giants towards the humans. Utnir, the giants called this immense wall, which in their language meant Landshield.
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