Their images are etched in the earth and legends proclaim they created the wonders of the world. From fictionalized villains to real life heroesthrough scriptures, folklore, and mythology, they are woven into the fabric of history. Giants are the personification of all the problems mankinnd must overcome in this hostile world. They are in our fairy tales and our nightmares. Giants are relevant to us because they tell us about our own past. Legends tell how their colossal strength moved mountains and how their iron will could move a nation. We naturally change these stories in a way that helps us understand our world in our time. They represent the struggle between good and evil in ancient religions and they remind us all of the undeniable power of the human spirit.