“Surrender now!” Intoned the crier. “Or face total destruction!” King GarGar and his men were stationed outside the walls of the enemy city. Sword in hand, he began to direct the canon to fire at the main gate. “I will vanquish you, if you do not surrender! Again, I say, surrender now!” The crier coughed. His throat was getting sore from breathing in the heavy smoke from the canon fire.