A young girl’s father dies, and is raised as a skeletal champion for a necromancer with whom he had a deal. He agreed to act as part of this necromancer’s honor guard in return for undeath, allowing him to remain in this world with his daughter, who he died protecting from a raid on their village.
One day, an order of Paladins stormed the necromancer’s lair, slaying everything except the still living girl, taking her father from her yet again. He didn’t even put up a fight, offering to let them pass if they would only let him leave with his offspring. They refused.
The girl was taken in by the order, who intended to raise her as one of their own, but nothing they said could convince her that they had done the right thing.
One night, she poisoned the cups of every knight and squire, and vowed to wipe all ‘holy’ warriors from the face of the realms.