In a faraway land, where the sun scorches the fiery desert, there lies an ancient secret.
It is a lamp, long forgotten and buried deep beneath the shifting sands.
It is small and simple. It bears no fancy design and contains no precious jewels.
To all but the wisest among us, it would appear dull and worthless.
But this lamp is not what it seems. Long ago, it held the greatest power in all lands
of Arabia. Its magic changed forever the course of a young man's life. A Young man who,
like the lamp, was more than what he seemed.
A Diamond in the Rough.
The tale begins on a dark night, where a dark man waits with a dark purpose.
Words from Thompkins' book