A list of characters from the Emerald Sword and Dark Secret Saga.
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The Shadowlord of the Black Mountain, an half demon adopted by Vankar, old wizard of Helm. He serves as Akron's trusted general in the Emerald Sword saga, but dislikes his master. Eventually he makes an Heel-Face Turn and saves the day. He reappears in the following saga as one of the good guys, and eventually becomes a God.
Ascend to a Higher Plane of Existence: At the very end of the Dark Secret saga he embraces his fate and is transformed by the spirit of the angel Erian into Algalord's new God of Light.
Heroic BSOD: When he believes that Airin has died. Also when Airin and Arwald are killed under his nose.
Heroic Sacrifice: After being tortured and beaten, he still manages to catch the Emerald Sword, use it to pin King Akron to the platform he's tied to, so that both of them are lowered into the serpent-infested waters of Halgor.
Large Ham: Just listen at the first lines of Warrior of Ice.
Religious Bruiser: He follows a thunder-god who, like himself, is never named. "Lord of the Thunder" is dedicated to said deity, and "Symphony of Enchanted Lands" also contains a prayer to him.
Unstoppable Rage: After witnessing Airin's brutal death and rape and Arwald's gruesome end.
The noble and wise prince of Ancelot, he's Airin's fiance. Aids the Hero from Loregard in his quest and eventually comes with him in Halgor. There he's captured, tortured and thrown into a pit of acid, but he uses his lasts moments to toss some acid at the warrior, melting his chains.
Defiant to the End: With his last breath, he splashed acid to melt the silver chains binding the Warrior of Ice, allowing him to escape.
Family-Unfriendly Death: How about being tortured to death by demons and then having your bleeding carcass lowered into a pool full of acid?
The Big Bad of the Emerald Sword Saga. He's a dreaded warlord served by demons and monsters who wants to take over Algalord. He's successful at the 99% after getting his hands on the Emerald Sword, but is eventually defeated by Dargor and met his doom at the maws of Halgor's water serpents.
Big Bad: His evil plans set the stage for the Emerald Sword saga.
Dirty Coward: Never seen on the frontline, he also panics and shield himself with subordinates when Dargor attacks him. And at that time he was wielding the Emerald Sword.
Evil Laugh: Not heard, but he's described as laughing during the brutal torture and murder of Airin and Arwald.
Evil Overlord: As a Darklord he controls vast armies of various evil beings.
Genre Savvy: As soon as the hero defeat his army with the Emerald Sword he demands to hand it over in exchange for Airin's life.
Hoist by His Own Petard: He's defeated by his own Dragon, impaled by his stolen Emerald Sword and fed to the water serpents of his own swamp.
Unholy Holy Sword: The Emerald Sword was forged with hatred and wrath, so even demonic beings like himself can use it.
The Queen of the Dark Horizons
The mistress of Kron, the Hellking, she's the mistress of an endless horde of ghouls and living dead. She's resurrected by Akron using the Emerald Sword to wreak havoc on Algalord. She's eventually killed by Dargor.
Unstoppable Rage: When he found out Thanor had betrayed him to the angels, "his rage cracked the earth".
Walking Wasteland: After defeating the elves in the past, he took control of their land. As soon as he entered into the valley, all the plant life spontaneously died and the rivers dried or turned into muddy marshlands.
Dargor's adoptive father and one of the most notable members of the Black Order.
Dragon-in-Chief: He serves Nekron, but Nekron is dead and can't actually do much.
Voice of the Legion: In Dargor's vision in Sacred Power of Raging Winds he speaks like this to his adoptive son.
The legendary Black Dragon who served and betrayed Nekron, he's now a lifeless statue. However it's said that by putting back his eyes (two gems) he'll return to life. He does in order to defeat the seven evil demons of Nekron.
Eye Scream: Kron had his eyes ripped out of his sockets. The Angels turned them in priceless gemstones.
The angel who serves as Nekron's good counterpart. Just as the son of Kron wrote the black books, Erian wrote the white book with instructions on how to stop the former from returning. Specifically, the story of the dragon Thanor.
Best Served Cold: It took a few years after Naimur's death before Loinir got to avenge him, during an elven counterattack.
Cynicism Catalyst: The torture and death of his brother drives him to make a magic sword with which to kill the one who did it. A less extreme case than most, though, in that he comes to realize that his weapon is too powerful and hands it over to a group of wizards.
Designated Sword: He forged the Emerald Sword out of the emerald stone used to torture his brother, and later got his chance to use it to slay Atlon.
Holy Hand Grenade: After he forged the Emerald Sword he had it enchanted by angels, presumably because he was hunting a demon.