The scene is set as the gallant Gordo is encountering trouble from the Kings army. They want to tax the local villages for any crops they grow and also take a 75% share of their crops. Gordo and the men of the village have sworn to fight the King’s army and plan an ambush.
They plan their attack, put on their armour and hide in the forest that the Kings army rides through.
Gordo’s wife is expecting a baby and begins to go into labour; he stays behind to help through the birth but feels he is letting his men down. He thought to himself that his son Frederick could take his place on this dangerous mission. But his wife Jewels didn’t want her only child to get caught by the King’s men and brutally punished for wanting to kill the King.
Gordo then convinced his wife Jewels that this would make a better future for all of us, every single person in the village and for the upcoming baby. But it was then Frederick’s decision whether he wants to fight the King’s army or not.
Frederick is a well trained and very intelligent sixteen year old boy. He still has two years to come before he gets to handle a sword since in England in the 14th century, children were not allowed to battle until they were not allowed to handle a sword until they were eight-teen. But his trainer always explained to Gordo that his son has to one of the greatest fighters out of his age. Frederick wasn’t really sure about this because he didn’t want to get punished if the plan didn’t work well and let his family down and worried but at the end on second thoughts Frederick decided that, this is what he really wants. At the same time his father said that he’ll improve on his training skills.
Gordo took off his large, heavy, silver armour and handed it to Frederick and explained to him that this armour has been worn by Frederick’s grandfather’s grandfather and insisted him to take much great care of it. Gordo then told Frederick what he had to do and where he had to go.
Frederick then steps out of...