Until the 12th century, most sagas were folklore, and they passed from person to person by oral transmission. The Icelandic sagas take place when Iceland was first settled by Vikings (930-1030 AD).
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The Marines just tell him to “drink this stuff” and he does; an entire industrial-sized bottle of high-powered laxative.
Explosive and unrepentant diarrhea then ensues for the two days before weighing in at the initial medical check, and the 15 pounds he’s lost puts him just under the weight cut off.
Problem is, he’s FAT, and the US military has regulations and rules regarding this.
The Army tells him it will take several months of hard training to bring the weight down to an acceptable level.