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The turrets were perfect outlook posts, and messengers would be sent on high to scan the horizons and report anything untoward.
A storm was coming, its magnitude like nothing seen before.
This was duly reported to the King, who decreed that the basements of the castle were adequate to house the entire village population.
In a matter of hours, supplies, bedding, water and food, even for livestock, were stored in readiness.
It didn’t matter what happened to their homes as long as the people were safe.
Afterwards they would all pull together to rebuild.
At least that was the theory…………………