young beautiful queen, newly widowed and risen to power
the king, being only in his 40s, suffered from a mysterious illness that could not be cured by magic or other means. After languishing, he died suddenly. Not long before his illness, he had married Ileosa, a 17-year old beauty. Ileosa was disdainful of what she considered her new backwater home. Upon his death, the city erupted in riots and chaos, with many citizens rejecting Ileosa’s authority.