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The Array of the Host Summary

Ailill thinks the Irish have dominated the land of Ulster, taking their women and cattle and pillaging their lands. He sends MacRoth into the woods to take survey of their holdings. While he is in there, MacRoth hears a terrible roar. Every type of animal comes crashing through the forest, creating a rumbling as he has never heard before.

MacRoth runs back and reports this happening. Fergus knows exactly what it is. The massive Ulster army on the march has frightened all the animals in the woods. The soldiers and their weapons and the animals of the land and sky are making a terrible racket as they move toward the Irish. The battle approaches. Fergus tells Medb that it's a very good thing she has a brave army, as she will need all the help she can get against...

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