Long ago, a young boy was stolen from his home and taken to a land across the sea.
There he was sold into slavery and treated
as though he were a beast.
His masters were cold, callous, and cruel.
They mocked him. They beat him. They starved him.
They did these things for pleasure. And they did them often.
Yet this young boy refused to lose hope.
He believed that one day he would be free,
and that one day he would find the way home.
And so it was that, many years later,
this young boy, now a man, managed to escape ...