In the wake of the king's death, the forces of Bellos descend upon Karnelik. The Karnelik army prepares defense and retaliation, but Prince Malakai Dallik knows that they soon fight a losing battle. Their only hope is a far-fetched scheme involving magic conjured by Queen Isabel Dallik. Poisoned by an assassin, Malakai watches from his deathbed as disastrous events unfold. Will magic save the kingdom or doom them all?
Enjoy the short story origin story of Malos as a precursor to the epic fantasy novel series The Avant Champion.