Goliath has a story.
Once upon a time in a land far away there lived a Goliath. A fearsome creature so tall that he could see over the tops of even the tallest of trees. He was so big that whenever he was dirty he had to take a bath in the Pacific Ocean. However, this Goliath was not as ferocious as he looked. This Goliath was kind and gentle, so gentle that butterflies could rest on his back as he wandered in the meadow.
The Goliath didn't like that his appearance made the other creatures in the land fear him, it made him sad and lonely. Everybody was too afraid to be his friend. The Goliath wanted to change his appearance. He didn't want to look ferocious, so he set out on a journey to find a witch who could change him.
Deep, in the dark forest of Fetchland the Goliath found the witch. He wished for her to turn him into a small creature, one that would be loved and have many friends. The witch warned the Goliath to be careful what he wished for, but the Goliath was certain that this was what he wanted. The witch mixed up the potion and handed it carefully to the Goliath. Not all spells can be undone, she warned as the Goliath left.
Once out of the forest, the Goliath sat down on a mountain and took a sip of the potion. And waited...and waited. Nothing happened. He didn't feel any different. Disappointed that he was tricked by the witch, the Goliath fell asleep. When he woke up he could still see over the trees, but as he left the mountain the trees got taller. And taller and taller. The Goliath looked up at the trees and started to dance around excitedly. It had worked! The potion worked! The Goliath was small! The Goliath ran into the meadow where all the other creatures were and they didn't run away! The Goliath joyfully made friends for the first time.
The Goliath was happy with his size, he was happy that he had friends; he felt like finally his life was the way that it was meant to be. Until...
A truly ferocious creature came into the land. It was BIG and HAIRY. It had LARGE and SHARP teeth. It smelled moldy, like rotting cheese. It began to pick on the little creatures. Bossing them around and forcing them to work for him.
The creatures frantically wondered where the Goliath was! Where was the Goliath to protect them. The Goliath in his little form listened to the creatures as they talked about how they wish that they would have been nicer to the Goliath so he wouldn't have left. The Goliath wished desperately then that he was himself again. He never realized how important he was to all the creatures. He told the creatures that he was the Goliath but that he wished that he was smaller. The creatures told the Goliath that they were sorry that they feared him, they knew now that he was a gentle giant creature.
The Goliath wished deep inside himself that he would return to how he was before. His friends needed him. Just then, the Goliath felt a tingling in his toes and a stretching in his legs. The more that he wished that he would return to his normal self, the taller that he got! The Goliath became so tall that he could see over the tops of even the tallest of trees again. All his friends hipped and hoorayed.
The Goliath stomped over to the truly ferocious creature and told him to give him his friends back and to leave his land! The ferocious creature, much smaller than the Goliath became afraid. After returning the Goliath's friends, he ran away.
The Goliath was happy to be tall again and he and his friends lived happily ever after.
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