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* HenpeckedHusband: King Swithbert. He deeply, ''deeply'' regrets always letting her wife Olympia have her way with everything. When they were first married, he admired her passion, her determination, her headstrong-ness. Unfortunately, this got way out of hand, leading to the shrew that Olympia now is.
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* ItsAllAboutMe: Olympia, in spades. In the second book, [[spoiler: upon returning to the kingdom of Beaurivage after a year of amnesia]], she interprets the OhCrap reaction of the peasants as speechless delight at the return of their queen. The book points out that she literally ''tries'' to find fault with everything her daughters and servants do.
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* ObfuscatingInsanity: King Swithbert might act like a senile old man, but that's only because [[spoiler: Queen Olympia frequently slips drugs into his drinks.]] Once he decides to [[spoiler: pour said drinks into a [[ThatPoorPlant nearby potted plant]]]], he almost immediately feels better. He still acts like a senile old man to prevent [[spoiler: Olympia from finding out that she's been discovered]].
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