- “Now I call on my army of the dead: the Cauldron Born! Arise, my messengers of death! Our time has arrived!”
- ―The Horned King
Before the Isle of the Lost
During the events of The Black Cauldron, the Horned King was a tyrannical ruler of a castle he took over when he killed the previous king.
- The Horned King's crimes were
- To take over the world
- Kidnapping (Princess Eilonwy)
- Attempted Murder (Taran, Princess Eilowny, Flewddur)