While running an errand, Valiant witnesses a young boy being beaten by his master for returning a poor man's money the master stole, and intervenes. The boy, Denys, hides in Valiant's wagon and begs to be allowed to stay rather than return. He proves himself hardworking and intelligent, and has a great deal in common with Valiant since he too has had the dream of a call to knighthood by King Arthur. But when his master arrives attempting to reclaim him and Valiant stands up to him, King Arthur's search for the cause of his circumstances reveals a shocking secret about Denys. Written by
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When Valiant is riding down the road and calls to Denys in the back of the wagon, nothing but the landscape behind can be seen through the screens of the cages stacked behind him, but when Denys rises, he suddenly can be seen through them, meaning he should have been able to previously as well. See more
If we were to condemn this child for sins committed by his father, then all that Camelot stands for would be meaningless.