The Now-Emerging Eighth King

Robert, would you explain please your statement “the now-emergent eighth king.” How can this be prior to the destruction of the seventh king? Thanks. Just to clarify, I think “emergent” was a typo. The spell checker is usually a writer’s best friend. Sometimes, though, it can be very treacherous. I intended to say “now-emerging” —as in the process of coming forth, not intending to imply [...]