The Heresaid is about an author, Zumba, who is accused of heresy by a monarch. The monarch sends his Faithfuls- Axe, Avenger, Doom, Sword and Machet to kill him. The author (Zumba) pleads with Monarch to pardon him (Pg. 21), he also pleads with Reason to rescue his life- to plead on his behalf (Pg. 23).