Half-Giants are the descendants of Men and Giants or Sea Giants. They take on the qualities of their mixed heritage, which can be passed down to their descendants.[UOL 1] The seed of a Giant or Sea Giant descendant is potent, and those impregnated by a male descendant can actually die during the process of childbirth. Half-Giants tend to be much taller then the other races, but not nearly as tall as their Giant forebears with one unique exception.
Sinmur, also known as Sinmur the Terrible and the Giant of Legend, was a Merethic Era Half-Giant chieftain from Skyrim. Leading hundreds of his kin, he is perhaps best remembered for his epic conflict against Ysgramor and the Five Hundred Companions.
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