This article is about the royal epithet. For other uses, see Storm King (disambiguation).
Storm King is a so-far-ill-defined position that seems to entail ownership of the Muses, headship of the Knights of Jove and "rightful" rulership of Europa. But then, rightful really only means what people think it means, anyway...
If it's hereditary, Prince Tarvek Sturmvoraus may be entitled to the position — he certainly seems to think so, and has convinced The Muses Tinka, Moxana and Otilia — and the modern-day re-staging of Portentius Reichenbach's The Storm King opera may represent part of a propaganda campaign to that effect.
Of course, Martellus von Blitzengaard and his followers have their own opinions on this subject. As does ...
Questions and Theories Edit
- Were there Storm Kings after Andronicus?
- Is this an inherited title or an awarded one? Baron Oublenmach and Duke Strinbeck are by Gilgamesh Wulfenbach repelling a legion of war stompers by calling down the lightning.
Possibly relevant outside information Edit
The title Storm King appears to correspond to the Sun King, aka Louis XIV of France in our world.
Particularly relevant from the Wikipedia article is this:
...he was associated with Apollo Helios, the Greco-Roman god of the Sun. This is also fitting because, as patron of the Arts, Louis was, like Apollo Musagetes, the "leader of the Muses".This connection has now been in news that says "The Storm King was inspired by the Sun King." (taken from web.archive because the original news article is missing.
Also see in Wikipedia Ancien Régime.