The Wicked Day Themes

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Does Fate Rule our Lives?

There is a continuing theme of questioning a fate someone else has decided for us. Mordred lives his entire adult life with Merlin's prophecy of doom hanging over his head. Almost at the same moment Mordred learns he is the son of the High King of the country, he learns his mother is a liar, that he was born of an incestuous union, and that the most famous wizard in the land has predicted that he, Mordred, will be the downfall of his father's kingdom. This gives Mordred a great deal to consider as he plans his future.

Mordred represents any person who faces seemingly insurmountable odds as they face the future. Handicapped emotionally with this damaging prediction, Mordred must decide if his fate is already sealed, or if he can overcome the prophecy and live a good life. Mordred consults wizards, then turns...

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