King Arthur, Queen Guinevere, the knights, Arn, and Rowanne make it to Northland. Michael still loves Rowanne and offers her knighthood, which she doubts she will achieve anytime soon in Camelot after her rage toward King Arthur, if she stays. But her decision becomes the smallest problem when it is learned that someone is trying to kill Michael before his coronation. Selena, Merlin's power-hungry old rival who is Northland's royal adviser, is set to bring about Michael's downfall so she and Richard, in league with her, will soon be the ones ruling. She gives Michael a potion which will make him obey her completely. Valiant and Merlin go to stop her, but face challenges in the form of her followers, obstacles, and the deadly location of her hideout which she traps Valiant in.