He WON! 'We are the champions, etc.' And the dark haunted him ever after.
You're right. But ... a big 'but' ... I just saw a totally mezzzmerizzzing
stage version of GRETTIR the strong, wherein his fear of the dark came early
with the magic sword he was given in Norway long long long before he ever
had to fight the dark. Because, it seems, the sword had a past.
<green with envy>
What it is to live in a civilised country.