So there you are, quietly guarding Whiterun Hold, when a massive, dumb giant comes stomping up the path and hits you with its club, trampolining you miles into the beautiful autumn sky, never to see your family or friends again. Rude. Ok, maybe you shouldn't have taunted it with your shield or said its mother was that particular brand of professional, but you didn't deserve such a severe punishment. But who knows, maybe you did, and maybe this video is why they call it Skyrim.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.

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