Day one of the Founder's Festival Tournament is in the books. After defeating who many thought was the most powerful mage in the tournament, the rest forfeit, giving Korben the championship of the mage division. Returning to the king's seating area, Korben thwarts an assassination attempt on the king. Now he and his grandmother, Vanya, must protect the king and queen, and return them to the palace in one piece.
With a conspiracy against the crown lurking in the shadows, and whispers of war on the horizon, the end of Korben's summer vacation is shaping up to be more exciting than he could have imagined!