Having recently assumed the throne in Baronkhan after his grandfather's demise (see D159 Ruler of Baronkhan), Prince Rex receives a visit from his neighbour, the wily Count Shambad. The latter has ruined his kingdom's finances and is desperate to obtain a hefty loan from the young ruler to stay afloat.
When this is denied, the Count reverts to more hands-on methods to reach his objective, including demanding a public duel that Rex cannot refuse without losing face, and putting Rex' life in mortal danger on the Phantom's paradise island Eden...
Watch out for: An unusual choice of duel weapon
Prince Rex' security detail on Eden