The Highwayman (ISBN 0-76535870-0) is a 2004 fantasy novel by R. A. Salvatore set in the world Corona. It is the first in the Saga of the First King series. The Highwayman is the story of a young crippled boy named Bransen Garibond. The orphaned son of the Jhesta Tu mystic Sen Wi and the Abellican priest Brother Dynard, as he matures he learns to center his body to become the hero known as the Highwayman. The story takes place between God's Year 54 and God's Year 74.