By Terry Deary
The ghastly fact concerning the wild warrior race who were not afraid to struggle the Romans. The e-book comprises tales approximately soreness saints, grotesque video games for Celtic youngsters, and the dreadful Druids with their unusual sacrifices and negative trials.
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Get all of the questions correct and you’ll slot in good with the Celts. Get one improper they usually might suspect you're not one in every of them. You’ll prove with anything at your throat – if you’re fortunate it can be a slave chain – if you’re unfortunate it can be a Druid’s sacrificial knife! 1 The Celts enjoyed a superb occasion. The wine or beer is handed round. As a unique visitor you could drink first. yet how when you drink the wine? a) Empty your goblet in a single swallow. b) Refuse the drink until eventually the manager has inebriated first. (You may well say, ‘Thanks yet I’d really have a Coke. ’) c) Drink a small sip then move the goblet on. 2 because the social gathering is going on a warrior stands up and tells every person how he bravely fought opposed to ten Roman infantrymen and beat them all. every person seems at you. What do you are saying? a) ‘Liar! Liar! Pants on fireplace. ’ b) ‘You are a courageous and noble warrior. i feel you and compliment your braveness. ’ c) ‘That’s not anything, mate. I beat 20 Roman squaddies; I had one hand tied at the back of my again, i used to be donning a blindfold and the one weapon I had used to be a pointy fingernail. ’ three A wild boar has been roasted for the occasion. you're provided a trotter to bite on. What do you are saying? a) ‘Thank you, that's tremendous form of you. ’ b) ‘I wish you’ve checked this boar for mad pig illness! besides, I’m a vegetarian and I’d want a nut cutlet. ’ c) ‘I will consume not anything however the top meat. supply me the best flesh otherwise you will die and I’ll be roasting you at the fireplace. ’ four The tribe explains that this is often the ceremonial dinner of Beltain. A rite is ready to happen. huge bonfires are lit. the soldiers ask should you comprehend what occurs subsequent. What do you assert? a) ‘I bet we pop man Fawkes on best of 1 hearth then trigger the fireworks! ’ b) ‘We take it in turns to plunge a hand into the fireplace to teach our braveness. ’ c) ‘We force the farm animals among the 2 fires and this can safeguard them from disorder. ’ five The Druid is a type previous bloke in an extended, hooded gown. He says he has a different drink for a noble visitor such as you. it really is made of the juice of the mistletoe. What do you do? a) Drink it. b) provide to proportion it with the Druid. c) Refuse to drink it. Make a few excuse, such as you have been continually taught to ‘Say NO to a stranger …’ and so they don’t come a lot stranger than the Druid! 6 The Druid means that it'd be strong to make an providing to the goddess, Sulis. she's going to bless the tribe within the coming battles. You cross right down to the river – we all know Sulis lives in water. you're given a good knife with a gold development at the deal with. What when you do with it? a) minimize your hand and permit a bit blood drip into the river. b) Throw the knife into the river as a wealthy reward. c) Throw the knife into the river – yet holiday it first so Sulis doesn’t minimize herself. solutions: All ‘c)’ solutions are right. when you have only one ‘a)’ or ‘b)’ you wouldn't slot in with the Celt methods and doubtless now not live on, both. which may be your price tag to the Otherworld! Here’s why… 1 The Celts drank small sips … yet drank a whole lot of these small sips until eventually they have been very inebriated! 2 Warriors took half in Boasting Contests.