Despite moments of liveliness, the prince was afflicted with an illness that would soon take his life. The only one who could spare him from an all-too-brief existence was his mother, Lignesia. She held a royal heirloom known only to those who wore the crown, the "Life Musket," that transferred the vital force of whomever pulled the trigger into the target. This would rid the prince of his disease, but result in Lignesia's death. Even so, it was a worthy sacrifice in her eyes...
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Artwork by Randy Vargas.