He was the person suspected of murdering Howie's sister, Annie, fifteen years ago.
With his looks, he'd have no trouble finding company for the nights he wasn't murdering people and stealing their souls.
That a mass murdering demon was the only man she'd ever felt so comfortable with made no sense.
He felt reasonably sure they would not kill him, unless they got their kicks out of seeing people freak out before murdering them.
Their mother, loving the latter most, avenged his death by murdering her son, and the people, horrified at her act, revolted and murdered both her and King Gorboduc. This legend was the subject of the earliest regular English tragedy which in 1561 was played before Queen Elizabeth in the Inner Temple hall.