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Lord Hausen of Caelin
The Marquess of Caelin, father of Lady Madelyn, and grandfather of Lyn. Initially highly displeased by Madelyn eloping with Hassar, he came to regret it upon hearing of their happy life in Sacae and the existence of his granddaughter, Lyndis, and wished to see his granddaughter. His brother Lundgren attempted to kill both him and Lyn, and nearly succeeded in killing him by poison, with Lyn saving him at the last minute.
- Cool Old Guy: Though he was apparently a bit of a hard-ass when younger, if the story about Madelyn's elopement is to be believed.
- Death by Despair: Narrowly subverted; Lyn finds him just in time to pull him out of the deadly depression that he was in after his years of loneliness and failing health.
- Defrosting Ice Queen: Well, ice lord. He hardened his heart against his daughter Madelyn's wishes, and renounced their relationship when she eloped. When he hears of her family in Sacae, years later, he's determined to make amends and finally does when he meets Lyn, swallowing all his pride and admitting to his prior fault; hearing that Madelyn's life in Sacae was happy overjoys him and gives him peace.
- Distressed Dude: To be fair, the poor guy had a really crappy health due to his extremely old age and because Lundgren had been secretly poisoning him. He's still not fully recovered a year later, when he gets stabbed by Ephidel and barely survives.
- Impaled with Extreme Prejudice: By Ephidel. Leila ensures he receives treatment, however, and he's alive when Lyn leaves Caelin. It's unclear whether the wound affected his eventual death (which is mentioned in the epilogue).
- I Have No Son!: He disowned his daughter after she eloped with a Sacaen nomad. He un-disowned her after learning he was a grandfather.
- Made of Iron: Well, surviving being poisoned over an extended period of time and then, a year later during recovery, surviving getting stabbed — and this man is an old man — must count for something.
- Must Make Amends: His objective in Lyn's tale is to make peace with his daughter's family.
- Outliving One's Offspring: He outlives his daughter after she is killed in a bandit attack.
- Reasonable Authority Figure: Though, as the game makes clear, he hadn't been so reasonable in the past.
- Red Oni, Blue Oni: The blue to his younger brother Lundgren's red. Evident in his cool-headed manner which he mostly retains throughout his scenes. Look at how he tries to negotiate with Lord Darin; given the circumstances, he had every right to be even angrier than he seemed.
- Took a Level in Kindness: Offscreen. He disowned his daughter when she eloped with a Sacean nomad, but sought to make amends once he learned he was a grandfather.
The younger brother of Hausen, who strongly desired to rule Caelin himself. Not at all pleased to hear that Lyn existed and thus there was a potential obstacle to his ascension to the Caelin throne, he sought to kill both her and Hausen to prevent anything stopping his ambitions.
- Arc Villain: For the entirety of Lyn's tale.
- Cain and Abel: Only narrowly averted, with Hausen being saved at the last second; a slight variation in that here it's the younger sibling who's the traitorous one.
- Climax Boss: And an impressive one at that. He's stronger and tougher than anyone you're likely to have at this point bar Crutch Character Wallace, is wielding a rank A weapon and a ranged weapon, and he's on a gate, meaning free healing and a boost to defense. Good luck...
- Disc-One Final Boss: While it's pretty obvious the story isn't over yet, Lundgren's defeat nonetheless signifies the end of Lyn's story and the beginning of the true plot.
- Evil Old Folks: He's most likely at least sixty, and he's the toughest bastard you'll be facing for a good 10 more chapters.
- Evil Prince: He's willing to resort to assassination and murder to claim the throne for himself.
- Evil Uncle: Wants to kill both his brother and great niece to secure his rule over Caelin.
- Fantastic Racism: Even on top of wanting to rule on principle, he makes it very clear that the other half of why he's opposing Lyn is because she's Sacaean; if Lyn confronts him in combat, he outright calls her a "Sacaean mongrel" before attacking.
- Made of Iron: For someone whose primary character trait is "utter douchebag," you've got to respect the amount of punishment he can both take and dish out, considering he's almost certainly over sixty. This may or may not be Gameplay and Story Segregation to avoid him becoming an Anticlimax Boss or even The Unfought, as there's really no indication he can fight prior to the chapter where you actually fight him.
- Mighty Glacier: 35 HP, 14 Defense, and +2 Defense from the gate he's sitting on. Good luck breaking through that.
- Red Oni, Blue Oni: The emotional, expressive red to his brother's calm, controlled blue. For one, he uses way more exclamation points.
- Smug Snake: Utterly convinced he's some kind of mastermind.
- Tin Tyrant: He's got the "tin" part already, and wants to be the "tyrant" part.
- You Monster!: Regarded as such; he's respected only by those loyal to him (many of whom were duped), Lyn has no mercy for him, and nobody mourns him when he finally dies.
The Knight Commander of Caelin. Widely considered to be a just man by his people and his fellow knights, he was nonetheless tasked by Lundgren with stopping Lyn from progressing any further despite being fully aware of the extent of Lundgren's depravity.
- Alas, Poor Villain: The first of many in this game. He wasn't even evil to begin with!
- An Axe to Grind: He has a Hand Axe as a backup weapon.
- Anti-Villain: If Sain and Kent are to be believed.
- Badass Moustache: He's got a fine 'stache, and he's the first promoted enemy in the game.
- Blade on a Stick: His primary weapon is a Javelin.
- Hidden Heart of Gold: Apparently. Kent and Sain both remember him as being a much more decent man than is apparent in the battle, and their reaction to having to off him is regret.
- I Have Your Wife: Heavily implied that the reason he fights you is because Lundgren would go for his family if he didn't.
- My Master, Right or Wrong: Subverted: it's strongly hinted that he was forced to do Lundgren's dirty work.
- Wake-Up Call Boss: The first promoted boss in the game, at a point where the player can only have one promoted character.
A knight in service to House Caelin, Yogi is sent by Lundgren to stop Lyn, Kent, and Sain, whom he now claims to be an impostor and traitors respectively, from entering the territory. Lundgren provides Yogi with a siege engine called a ballista, which he intends to use to end Lyn once and for all.
- Crippling Overspecialization: Fights with an Axereaver, a lance that's weak against swords. The woman he was sent to kill? Fights with a sword that's effective against armor knights. Oops.note
- Mighty Glacier: As per the norm for knights, he's got good defense but miserable speed. Expect Lyn to double him if she's gotten any experience at all.
- The Quisling: Possibly. We aren't informed if he follows Lundgren's orders because he wants to or simply because Lundgren's the one in charge at the moment, nor if he knows of the reason Hausen is incapacitated.