It was in those days--days
that were fraught with wars and villainy--that
the Revelation came to Princess Arianna and
For three nights
it appeared and vanished. Princess Arianna
spoke of the terrible omen to her father,
King Stefan, for the apparition frightened
On the fourth night,
it appeared yet again as in nights past.
And when it had come to its full brilliance,
King Stefan hailed it and bade it reveal its
purpose or be gone.
Then all those in
the chamber heard the rush of wind and the
roar of mighty water as if a great storm would
come upon them. All trembled at the
threat of destruction. Howbeit the tumult
passed, and a still quiet voice was heard.
"Choose now, by trial
of arms and courage, a champion who will bring
forth upon this land eternal peace.
A Champion of Renown and Wondrous Deeds who
will be, forever after, the subject of songs,
myths and legends. Find this person,
and your lands shall prosper and lack for
nothing--as none, hither to fore, have known."
Thus began the quest
for the Champion of Renown, herald of the
'Age Golden', and the Legends of Renowned