Once, there existed a magical world called Valeria. It was ruled by a king who had a younger brother, the prince. This prince was to take the throne after his brother passed because there was no heir in the direct lineage to take his place.
The prince's wife became pregnant and the entire realm rejoiced, anticipating the arrival of the new prince or princess who would surely have great magical power. Once it was time for the child to be born, the prince was devastated to find that his wife had given birth to twin boys. Twins were a sign of misfortune and bad luck. Soon after the birth, the twins' father, the prince, became seriously ill and passed away. Their mother followed him of her own volition soon after.
By this time, the king began to panic. Famine was breaking out in the land and disease was beginning to take hold of the people. There were whispers throughout the land that the Twins of Misfortune had brought these disasters upon them. He ordered the twin princes be brought befo