"This royal throne of kings, this sceptr'd isle… this blessed plot, this earth, this realm, this Brit-Cit."
When the royal family of England is wiped out by a terrorist attack, the authorities prepare for a coronation at Nu-Westminster Abbey. Yet, as the Pomp and Circumstance machine begins to roll the unsuspecting heir to the throne is discovered on the streets of Mega City One.
Judge Dredd is forced to endure the pageantry when he is dispatched to protect the young king and finds himself thrown into a world of demanding divas, cockney kidnappers and souvenir tea-cups. The king is dead, how long will the new king survive?