Harold accompanies William and the Norman soldiers as they set off to fight Duke Conan of Brittany. They pass Mont St. Michel, which is on the border between Normandy and Brittany. To get into Brittany, they have to cross the river. They hold their shields above their heads to keep them out of the water. Some soldiers sink into quicksand, and Harold, known as being a great warrior, rescues them, two at a time!