Assassination of Deldon Sunglade
The assassination of Deldon Sunglade, king of Athiston and ruler upon the Ember throne, was a swift and brutal affair. During one of the kingdom's most prestigious holidays, the Festival of the Summer Solstice, the king dies giving a speech. He was poisoned, something that could have, and should have been detected by the king's Magister Prime. However, the Magister Prime had left only a few days before for mysterious reasons.
The assassin, an elf, was killed in his attempt to escape. The killer brandished a necklace with a claw pendant, which looks like this…