Imagine a city. A place where respectable men and women rub shoulders with thieves and madmen. A place where two runaway children can easily be lost in the smoke and grime.
But beneath this city, there is another world. A world of Courts and Warriors, where the rat Kingdom is ruled by the great King Tzuriel.
This world is about to end. And it all starts with a young rat called Efren...
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