the president of the Elysian council. He is the antagonist of the story, but does not appear until he is heard talking to Mr. Otis halfway through the book. His major appearance isn't until about the last 30 pages. At the end, he is injured by Vlad with the Lucis, but is healed the next year by Vlads Blood.A former friend of Tomas Tod. Leader of a cult that worships the Pravus. He has tried to take the Pravus’ power for himself. He is a member of the council of elders.