King of the White Dragon
King of the White Dragon, from Ultima VII Part Two
Species: Human
Ultima VII Part Two
Location: Castle of the White Dragon

The King of the White Dragon once was the ruler of half of what now is the Serpent Isle.

The King's daughter Beatrix was Shamino's love, but after he was unable to return due to the world being thundered apart, Beatrix died of a broken heart shortly after Ultima I. Broken by grief over her death, the King went mad, and in the end murdered everyone in his castle. The reputation of his ghost was so horrible, the Goblins avoided the Castle of the White Dragon at all cost because of fear.

In Ultima VII Part Two: Serpent Isle, when the Avatar tried to enter the castle, the mad ghost appeared, trying to kill the hero. After a hard battle, the King of the White Dragon was finally released from his ages long madness.

Lore Edit

On the Twelfth Day before the Solstice Festival: Shamino, traitor, I will destroy thee as thou didst destroy my beloved daughter, Beatrix. Shamino, cursed be thy name, I befriended thee and thou didst betray me. I asked my people to help thee erect thy castle and betrayal is thine only response to them. Traitor!

- from Journal of the King of the White Dragon (Ultima VII Part Two: Serpent Isle)

Trivia Edit

  • The still-living King can be met in Ultima I, but has no real dialogue beyond the standard quest given by other kings in the game.
  • The states of his madness and the bloody slaughter can be read in books in his castle.