|Age:||Ageless and Eternal(citation needed)|
|Nationality:||Ruler of Hel|
|Theme Song:||Manowar, "Bridge Of Death"|
"My destiny is clear. All will be MINE."
In Outworld, only strength is respected. In the fire-ravaged lands of Hel, their ruler is a massive giant of a man. Hundreds of years old, Lord Mordread pledges his lands and service to the demon Asmodeus, and were it not for Shao Kahn being emperor, Mordread would have expanded his lands a thousandfold, but instead he must settle for his humble fiefdom...unless he can gain power and riches by raiding Earthrealm and pitting his might against the best they have to offer. Between his armor, his 'holy' flamberge imbued by Demonsfire and his mastery over flame and perverse arcane Magicks, Lord Mordread shall have no problem pitting his might against anyone!
|Signature Move:||Not Entertained! -- PHYSICAL ENERGY|
|Signature Ability:||SMASH -- DAZE|
The second Mordread the second had the opportunity, he drew a sword and slaughtered his father where he stood, for what the young prince saw as weakness and incompetence. Immediately he took power, gathering an army by force when the old king's men refused to fight for the new tyrant. When they would not join him, he made pacts and deals with demons, chief among them Asmodeus. When he needed more, he went out and sought out the secrets of the Lich Queens, accepting them back into the kingdom and defying his father's previous decrees even as he found the traitrous ex-knights and executed them one by one, in battle after battle. Extending his life through unnatural Dark Magicks, The Crimson One drove his kingdom into misery and hardship. For two hundred years this was the norm, and life was good for the young King.
Then Shao Kahn took the seat of emperor, and suddenly Lord Mordread actually had to pay -taxes-. No matter how much he had his subjects whipped and tortured, no matter how many distant villages he ransacked, it never seemed to be enough(In truth he could have paid taxes the rest of his life with no issue. But the sheer insult of someone giving HIM any command was unacceptable.).
One day, merchants made their way through the Kingdom of Hel, and showed Lord Mordread a curiosity, more than anything: A clever piece of sorcery, a small glowing box, with a built-in "Vee Eitsh Es Player" attached. For this, the traders were graciously given the gifts of their own lives, as they were allowed to leave Hel minus their trinkets or large purses of coin. At first, to Mordread the device was merely a curiosity, but then one of the Vee Etsh Es tapes showed something interesting: Grainy footage of a powerful bald man with a bloody pit where his eye should be, slaying his fool of an opponent in honorable unarmed combat. Mordread was intrigued.
After a few more tapes, the Lord of Werewolves discovered that this was Earthrealm, a place Shao Kahn hadn't yet plundered, and in fact, a place he could not visit, due to ancient bylaws and other such nonsense. And suddenly, Lord Mordread was struck with a vision: A vision of him, conquering warlord and hero, testing his mettle and his might against this 'Earthrealm' and its forces. Not only could he gain some of their riches and fortify his own kingdom, the idea of him giving a bloody nose to the so-called 'Emperor', a man he despised with every fiber of his being. That was attractive indeed.
And so he packed his things, locked his many concubines in chastity and threatened execution by impaling to anyone who touched them, and opened a Demonic Rift to step into this Earthrealm, in search of new lands and new adventure. And, perhaps, new Vee Eitsh Esses for his glowing screen at home.
Recent Logs[The Descent] Round 2 - A Scream In The Night - Still hungry for a shot at Outworld's elite on her own terms, Alexis is afforded an audience with none other than Lord Mordread, King of Hel in China's Lin Kuei Forest. All she has to do NOW is survive the towering knight's fury as she looks to come to terms with her previous brush with Kombat. - Log created on 20:48:29 07/30/2022 by Alexis, and last modified on 08:20:39 08/03/2022. Cast: Alexis and Lord Mordread.
[The Descent] Round 1 - I Wanna Do Bad Things To You - Out in the remote reaches of the Louisiana Bayou, mad science meets tyranny to see which malevolent force has the will to confine their foe to the swamp's sucking depths. - Log created on 22:22:03 07/07/2022 by Relius, and last modified on 08:59:53 07/16/2022. Cast: Lord Mordread and Relius.
Lightning Strikes In Hel - A Tyrant meets a God. Can a deal be struck? - Log created on 00:26:05 06/10/2022 by Lord Mordread, and last modified on 14:31:15 06/13/2022. Cast: Raiden and Lord Mordread.
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