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In a world with not justice a paladin awoke with a start to discover that his sword was gone. | He then looked at his surroundings and realized that not only was his sword gone; he is surrounded by men having weapons pointed at him. | The paladin smiled. "Oh, hello, my name's Benedict and I'm a paladin. Could somebody explain why my sword is gone and you're all pointing spears and crossbows at me?" "Shut up!" one of the soldiers said, "By order of Count Voltaire, you shall die!" | "What?" Benedict asked. "Why would a count order a bunch of soldiers to kill a paladin? I mean, aside from the fact that he's probably evil!" "That's precisely why!" the captain said, "Count Voltaire fears that a paladin will come to destroy him!"

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