Leader of the Lusitanian army and the main antagonist. His true identity is Hilmes (Hermes in the Viewster English subtitled version), Arslan's cousin and the son of Osiris. Age 27 (Pars era 320). He leads the invasion of Pars to reclaim the throne as his father was the rightful king who he believes was murdered by his younger brother Andragoras. He became afraid of fire after the assassination attempt that severely burned the right side of his face.