gawain and the green knight

Gawain and the Green Knight

Gawain eyelids quiver like butterflies in a thunderstorm. His brain is on fire. “Argh!” He shakes his head carefully, stops at once. “Swyve!” His brain feels loose as if banging against the inside of his skull. He pushes his temples against a cold rock. “What’s that noise?” He forces his eyes open. Fifty yards away a river whirls fire, water, and stones into the air. …