|Fan Written Fighting Fantasy Gamebooks|
|First published:||October 3rd 2014|
I’m surrounded by banquet tables piled high with grapes, apricots and other various fruits. Maidens serve red wine and sweet meats. This meal is held in my honour for I am a champion. My name is Lucus and I am going on to my fifteenth birthday tomorrow. You wouldn’t believe how close I came to never seeing it, but luck was on my side. I was poor before all of this. I was the one you saw as a spectator picking up body parts, bread and weapons off the battleground at the expense of my own life. I was taken at a young age and trained under Lord Carnuss. The only importance I was allowed to give myself was to maintain cleanliness in the arena, to polish armour of champions and cheer on the latest hero. Here I sit, however, a young king. Let me tell you how I came to be like this…
Though it is not explicitly stated, the adventure is presumably intended to follow the original rules set down in The Warlock of Firetop Mountain (see Game System). However, there is no LUCK; STAMINA is replaced by STRENGTH and there is an additional HONOUR score.