It is pitch black. You are likely to be eaten by a
The grue is a sinister, lurking presence in the dark places of the earth. Its favorite diet is
adventurers, but its insatiable appetite is tempered by its fear of light. No grue has ever been seen
by the light of day, and few have survived its fearsome jaws to tell the tale.
The Chinese, when attacking a castle or fort, flew kites over the city wall and used the length of string it took to get it there as a measurement to know how far they had to dig a tunnel to get under the wall.