The Lad and the Lion
Edgar Rice Burroughs
In a remote European kingdom, plotters had moved toward the murder of an old king and his young heir, Michael. But the lad had escaped, and, through a series of chilling adventures, finds himself on the shores of Africa, his only friend and protector a giant feral cat.
Then, one day, Michael and his loyal friend find themselves face to face with the deadliest enemy of all.