For a long time, the mortals knew only the giants and their cruelty. They always hoped that there was something more, some creature that would one day come to their aid. And then, indeed, one day came the gods. They came from the sky, descending on the giants and for the first time, the sons of the stone found their match. But the gods were few in number and it would be their unity with the mortals that would bring victory.
The role of the gods in the creation of the world had been oft disputed: why they had sat back and waited all these centuries? But the gods never gave away a word about their past - or their intentions.