The Turning of a Chessboard
The Minotaur village has only a population of ten. One of them can turn into the mighty Minotaur and only under the command of its leader. The leader they currently following are Docbar.
The test was a maze, which Docbar has sucessfully finished and got their allegiance.
When one of their members die, they return to the village to select a new member, afterwards they pledge their allegiance again to the leader. If the leader is dead, they’ll return to the village and await a new leader to lead them.