‘Champion of Kirkwall,’ that was the reward. A fine title. Every noble at the Keep owed the Champion their lives. She wasn’t just a hero, she was now the most important person in the city.
Except for Knight-Commander Meredith, of course. With the viscount dead, she stepped in to keep order. Things quickly got out of hand. The more she squeezed the mages, the more they resisted. The more they resisted, the tighter she squeezed.
After three years of that, it all came crashing down.