|About the Book|
In The Enormous Ones, MALENA is contemplating her marriage options but there is no option but DAN. Dan is a fisherman who has a wife and a mistress.When her sister, ARIA is constantly missing, she investigates only to find out Aria is being wooed byMoreIn The Enormous Ones, MALENA is contemplating her marriage options but there is no option but DAN. Dan is a fisherman who has a wife and a mistress.When her sister, ARIA is constantly missing, she investigates only to find out Aria is being wooed by a strange man, HEDEN. Heden easily captures the position of KING MATHESSA’s lead chef.Eventually, as a surprise to the girls, their father, JACOB dismisses his promises. He allows them to marry men of their choice. Malena weds AZMOL, the brother of Heden and Aria is given to Heden himself. Jacob likes Azmol’s diligence and Heden’s craftiness. Heden is a very skilled magician.Soon afterwards, Aria tries to settle her unsatisfying hunger. She eats a whole baked chicken and starts on the lamb. It is the very next day that Malena has a multiplied appetite. Their husbands realize that their wives’ pregnancies have changed them and they know why. Both Heden and Azmol, keep their true nature and place of origin secrets.The fetuses move at the end of two months. Malena and Aria look due to give birth but it takes them another two and a half months when they are completely bed ridden. The sisters’ bellies are the largest anyone has ever seen.They are in fear and constantly in pain until they deliver their sons. Aria calls her son, DEVAN and Malena calls hers MATTHIAS. Those babies are born with full teeth and ready to eat food. They speak and walk. Within their first year of life, they stand at almost three times the height of their parents.Devan and Matthias grow up in nine years on rather greedy appetites. They are a wonder for all. During this time, they learn of the whereabouts of other mighty men and leave to form a clan in Syria.There, they become famous as time passes. Their inventive ways and loud nature make them more renowned and feared than kings.The leader, HERRADES encourages his men to have a more collaborative relationship with the common men. Their past, however, is opposite. Advantageous and vile- they smashed men or ate them. Even Herrades is guilty.He has a change of heart based on logic. The little men provide them with clothes and livestock and refer to them as gods.Some of Herrades’ men do not see his reasonableness.Matthias is unique with a gentle soul. Herrades becomes close to him because he is trustworthy and makes him second in command.Together they face challenges, defeats and triumphs. They are a family union that the ordinary men praise and try to replicate. Herrades and his men entertain people from all the districts. They even cross the seas to visit Crete and Greece.Aria gains friendship with her granddaughter, RAQUEL. Raquel looks forward to the shows although she is not allowed to participate. She likes to speak to her grandmother about life in Jerusalem.Raquel tries to speak to someone about something disturbing her. It is a villainous clan member who is already known for speaking indecently and molesting a woman. Raquel’s mother turns her away and later she is found dead. Herrades is the one who finds her. There, his tribulation begins.