In a bright and prosperous kingdom situated in a beautiful sun-lit valley, there exists a boy whose name and actions are as well known as those of the royal family. Some see this boy as heroic and courageous, while others find his seemingly endless confidence to be reckless and worrying. One thing is certain, though: he defends his kingdom and the people within it with boundless energy, unbelievable strength, and a permanent, impish grin on his face. His name is Gideon, and at fifteen years old, he is the youngest knight in the kingdom.
His story begins, however, when Gideon was even younger—only nine years old. Even at that age, he dreamed of becoming a knight; seeing these stalwart figures clad in battle-worn armor patrolling the street and walking in and out of the castle was always a highlight of his day. Unfortunately, Gideon was considerably smaller than most children his age, so his dream seemed quite far from his reach, in more ways than one. It drifted slightly clo