The Behemoth is a tale of two boys in search of food many thousands of years ago. Their common interest brings them into conflict with each other, which culminates in a confrontation with a common threat: a monstrous looking creature - the behemoth. Together, they fend off the behemoth but later learn to understand it differently. They observe a monkey-like creature enjoying a relationship with the behemoth and thereby learn how to find food. The appearance of another human offers a broader dimension.