Valiant has successfully driven Cynan out of the power he stole from his family, but he and his father lose the support of Owen, Thule's weapons master who wants to see Cynan dead rather than stand trial for his crimes, including the murders of Owen's family. When Valiant returns to Camelot with Arn and Rowanne, they are overwhelmed at the thought of him achieving his knighthood before they do, and Valiant himself is overwhelmed as the time draws near for him to fully pledge all his services to King Arthur. Written by
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The only time Valiant's mother was referred to by her name (Queen Briana. In Hal Foster
's comic strip she was nameless). See more
Please, lad, do not refer to me as a hero. I prefer to be regarded as what I am: a good soldier. I find the trappings of heroism to be tedious: the endless banquets and pageants and ceremony... No. I have no need of medals and speeches. My reward is that of a job well done, a fight well fought. When I have died, I do not want a laurel wreath placed upon my head. I want instead, a soldier's helmet.