Author: Defender Marik PM
Three years after the death of Marik, Tom must race against the clock to unveil the Remnants’ newest plans, save his new friends, and discover the roots of an ancient bloodline that runs through the veins of an unsuspecting Defender…Please R&RRated: Fiction M - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 31 - Words: 64,483 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 02-11-11 - Published: 05-03-10 - Status: Complete - id: 2803278
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Chapter I – The Defender Heir
The year is 1100 AD…
The war between the Defenders and the Remnant still rages. Heroes of the Defenders ride out each day and find as many children with power as possible. All across the known world people with the Elemental powers of Fire, Lightning, Darkness, Light, Water, and Air take sides. Leading the Defenders is the mighty Defender King. After his brother's corruption, the King moves the Defender's stronghold across the ocean to a distant land.
Once they settle, they begin their task once again. For weeks at a time, the King races out into the world with his advisor and his queen. Together, they bring many children of power to be protected. One day, however, this changes. The King's wife discovers that she is pregnant. As time grows, so does the power coming from his wife's womb. Nine months later, she gave birth to a son. The Defender King's heir was born.
For a time, they celebrate, but their enemies continue to rise. For months, there was no news, until one day, the King's wife is kidnapped by his brother. Enraged, the King once more takes up his sword and goes to face his brother in one final showdown. While they battle, the Elements themselves turn on each other. Fire rains from the sky and oceans flood the world.
But it finally ended...
In one dire move, the Defender King stabs his brother through the chest. In those final moments, the King loses everything, for with his final breath, his brother kills the Defender King's Queen.
"You shall never be rid of me!" his brother bellows before disappearing in black mist.
But the King endures. Ensuring the survival of his heir, he sends out his trusted advisor into the world to hide and raise his son as his own. Legends say that he did survive, and one day the King's heir would return. One day...