This is the story of a hero and a villain.
Birdcage is a web-serial fantasy novel written by Eugene Conard. Birdcage tells the story of Ernest, a young hero who dreams of freeing his world of darkness. After a powerful warlock destroys his home town and kills his mother, Ernest dedicates himself to growing strong enough to avenge the fallen, eventually joining a squad of royal knights. Over the course of this tale, Ernest faces threats to his life and his ideals on his journey to become a legendary hero.