Arthon of the Golden City
Sir Arthon of the Golden City, of Tori-Mar The Celestial Kingdom.
“A fair number of people worship Glorious, Spyn and Lief. An entirely different subset of people worship Arthon. !”-Glen
"I couldn't tell if he was a flame knight or a mummy." Sponge
Bardic Master and Throwing Dagger King of the Celestial Kingdom. Arthon has been playing Amtgard since the founding of the Emerald Hills. He was made a Sword Knight by Barad Duin not long after the HFS Amtgard split in 1991, and was knighted again in 1995 by the Celestial Kingdom. A self proclaimed warlord of the 90's, Arthon has been spreading the love for a decade now, he remains a international draw at Amtgard and HFS events as people seek him out on the battle field to take his measure. Little known facts about Arthon include a pulsing vein on his forehead, his left arm is useless in all tasks other than hanging a shield from it, he loves the latin language, and he has a penchant for old man tricks.
Some Fairly Well Known Facts:
- Arthon was also the first HFS Dragon Knight from the Kingdom of Barad Duin.
- Arthon is one of the of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.
- Arthon's theme song is "Flash of the Blade" by Iron Maiden.
- Arthon loves poetry, and "Uncle Arty's Poetry Corner" is a long standing feature of Torchnet.
- Arthon has fifteenteen orders of the Rose
- Arthon is heavily featured in animated form in the 2007 #1 Rakis Teaser, #2 Rakis Teaser and the #4 Rakis Teaser and makes brief animated appearances in the #3 Rakis Teaser and the Rakis Full Length Promotional Video.
- Arthon has an Iron Man instructional video.
- Arthon was the 35th Monarch of the Celestial Kingdom.
Some Fairly Unknown Facts:
- To get into the GCA it is best to ask Arthon while he's drunk. Preferrably drunk on your beer.
- To get into The Chosen you must ask Arthon at Spring War. Much like getting into the GCA your chances are greatly improved if he's drunk on your alcohol.
Arthon is a founding member and High Priest of The Sacred Order of the Righteous Brotherhood of the Chosen, Holy Warriors of Bob the Unforgiving. He is also a founding member of the Golden City All-Stars and wears jersey number #6
Arthon has had several squires, starting with Harlequin back in old Barad Duin, Bael Silverflame was also one of his squires.
- Sir Tholden Von Brazilius - Knight of the Serpent
- Sir Arthon of the Golden City - Knight of the Sword
Arthon is also Man at Arms to Squire MacGyver Craftywhacks
- Knight of the Sword - Knighted in September 1995 at Kingdom End Reign by Arion - King of the Celestial Kingdom
- Knight of the Sword (Barad Duin) - Given by Teras Ember, January 1992
- Viscount - Given by Spearweasel - Shogun of Celestial Kingdom, April 2003
- 2008 Flurb of the Year winner. Was previously First Runner up, 2006.
- Named one of the top 5 Amtgarders of 2007
- Interview on Esam
Arthon at Clan 2007
Here pictured from left to right with Kane, Slyddur, the man himself, and Megiddo.
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