Author: Kyria d'Oreyn
He was crazy, but he could outgeneral everyone, and he never even came close to losing.
(Reference: Lord of Chaos, Chapter 2)
"Twice every day he searched his bodyservant for poison, and he drank nothing but vinegar and water, which he claimed was sovereign against the poison the fellow fed him, but he ate everything the man prepared for as long as I knew him. Once he had a grove of oaks chopped down because they were looking at him. And then insisted they be given decent funerals; he gave the oration. Do you have any idea how long it takes to dig graves for twenty-three oak trees?" (Bashere about Cheade; Lord of Chaos, Chapter 2)