FADE INEXT. A FARM - DAYA small medieval-style farm with a thatched roof cottage andbarn rests in a calm hilly meadow where LANCE (16), tills hisfields with a hoe.ORON (O.S.)Lad-A brutally battered old knight, ORON (60’s), creaks into thescene. A tiny buckler and cheap looking sword dangle from his wrists. The only thing of value is a gold arm band with a redgem set in the top. Several arrows jut from his back. Lanceleaps back in shock.LANCEAH! Ohmigod-ORONQuickly, come to my side.He drops to a knee, sputtering blood. Lance cautiously edgesover.LANCEWhat... What happened to you, sir.ORONNot a sir. Not yet. Not until Ifinish my mission!At this, he grabs at his chest, the wounds taking over.LANCELie down, I’ll run and get someoneelse-ORONStay! There’s no time. I’m donefor. I must tell you of my quest...LANCEA quest?Oron removes his blood stained bracer and hands it to Lance.Its golden surface is covered with an etching of a beautiful,young girl who could have easily been runner up in a DisneyPrincess contest.