King Vander Pontifex Vandergash is a highly respected and beloved leader in the Kingdom of Vangash
. He is married to Queen Vivian Maxrelda Vandergash
and is the father of four children, including Vander Vaxious Vandergash, who is in line to succeed him as king one day. King Vander Pontifex is known for his kindness, generosity, and bravery, and is well-liked by his people. However, due to the solitary nature of his royal existence, he may not always be fully aware of events and happenings outside of his immediate surroundings. Despite this, he is deeply dedicated to his people and to the welfare of his kingdom.
As a young prince, Vander Pontifex was known for his creative mind and love of the arts. He spent much of his time lost in his own imaginings, crafting elaborate stories and universes in his head. He had a passion for music, poetry, and dance, and was often teased by his brothers for his lack of focus on more practical matters. Despite being the least favored to inherit the crown, Vander Pontifex was content to let his brothers take on the responsibilities of ruling, preferring to pursue his love of the arts.
As a young prince, Vander Pontifex spent his teenage years exploring his interests and passions. He had a love for music and the arts, often performing in prestigious venues and earning a dedicated following of fans throughout the kingdom. It was during this time that he first met Vivian Gashenholt
, who would later become his wife and queen.
As the youngest of four sons, Vander was not initially favored to become king when his father, King Vander Athordus Vandergash II
, passed away. However, at the age of 29, he inherited the throne and has since ruled over the Kingdom of Vangash with compassion and integrity. He is well-respected by his subjects and trusted by those who work with him. In these uncertain times, Vander is determined to lead his kingdom to safety and prosperity as they navigate the challenges of the approaching 5th age.