Fawkes has been hidden away deep within the desert for years, his only companion an automaton that he calls Otto. The two spend their days engaged in endless battle—a battle of games. Otto loves a good wager, and Fawkes has nothing better to do during his permanent imprisonment. When the Illusionist who has trapped him sends a prostitute to taunt Fawkes, everything may change. The girl came to help free the Crowned Exile or King in the Cathedral, but she discovers that Fawkes is a bit different than the legends describe. Can make him the hero her people need?
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