The king's court is no place for the faint of heart - or the weak of claw and fang. Here, almost everyone is secretly plotting to attain the greatest amount of power in three spheres of influence: royal, clerical, and mystical. The bishop has avoided a poisoning, but now the danger awaits the abbot, who himself pursues the witch. The king and queen are at each other’s throats, while the executioner awaits his next assignment. The law is survival of the fittest in this game of feral human nature. The 20 stunningly illustrated anthropomorphized animal characters will have you clawing your way to power by tooth and nail.