This is sort of what Ben looks like in a way. He is huge, strong and unusual by all accounts. However, I wonder how this story would end if the Regent actually had some sort of control over Ben. Thankfully, he doesn& but I can& help but wonder.
King Alaric, uncle to Cristiana and brother to her father Berinon. He is essentially evil, and will do anything to gain the power and wealth he desires. He even had his brother murdered and planned to have his niece killed in the same manner.