Protecting the innocent was all Kilo ever wanted. With a noble heart, he began his training as a warrior, pursing a path of compassion and justice. But when a seemingly ordinary mission goes wrong, he's forced to break his creed, betraying the very thing he's dedicated his life to. Because of his actions, others are forced to bear the consequences. To one upholding honor, the shame is almost unbearable. His friends try to comfort him, but without his creed, who is he? And how can he possibly make amends for what he's done? Staff of Justice is a short prequel novella to the Asian-inspired, noblebright series, The Shadow's Creed Saga. Witness the moment that changed Kilo's life forever and shaped the entire course of his future—for better or for worse.