At the beginning of the reign of Syovar, Prince Melanchitis, had
been exiled to the caverns beneath the Flathead Mountains where he
became a peddler of magic shoes. The sneakers that he sold came in many
varieties (beautiful orange with purple stripes, or nice pink with
green polka dots), having the ability to increase foot-travel speed.
Each step would carry the wearer many yards, their feet barely seeming
to touch the ground as they almost seem to fly.