King Avner Montero
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King Avner was the first monarch of the Montero Dynasty of Ralas. In the year 1244/4, Avner succeeded King Malenvar Sanborn III, after he was slain at the Battle of Volnar Strait and his Dynasty ended.


King Avner was forever known as the "Sad-King," for he was never able to forgive himself for failing to save King Malenvar III during the epic Battle. Avner, too, had been present at the battle and even commanded one of the warships in Malenvar's Ralani Fleet.

He desperately tried to discourage the King from ramming the enemy flagship, but Malenvar wanted to slay the Pirate-King and avenge the terror and suffering inflicted upon the Ralani people for so many years.

When the Corsair flagship blew up, with King Malenvar on-board, Avner could only watch and weep. It is said, the King brooded on that terrible battle for the rest of his days.