Explores life during the Middle Ages; describes the features found in castles, including murder holes, gatehouses, and moats; and discusses the numerous smells the inhabitants encountered. Have you ever dreamed of living in a castle? Imagine a moat filled with poop and an army of invaders holding you under siege. Life in the Middle Ages was no fairy tale! Charge back in time to find out what real life was like in the castles of the Middle Ages.