First they built a bonfire, as big and as hot as they could make. The cauldron was rolled out of its sacred spot in the temple. It took a team of a dozen men to bring it to the spot. An army of farmwives spent a whole day carrying the water from the spring to fill it.
The work was grueling, but the villagers were jubilant. The fisherman had sent a message back on their fastest boat. The hunt was successful. They had caught a kraken. The famine was over. They just had to figure out how to cook it.

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