No man should ever be judged for the one and only time he throws his sword down to protect himself when he’s facing a much larger and more ferocious opponent. Rather he should be seen for all the times he doesn’t.

An old war dog, and one of the best soldiers and generals who ever led a Greek army, Galen was through with fighting and wanted nothing to do with it. Retired, he intended to spend his old age with his daughter and grandchildren. But when the king promised him more coin than he could say no to and a chance to knock around the royal brat, he took it.

Nothing has pleased him more than training Styxx for war, and having free rein to kick his butt.