Bea

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Queen Bea
Race: Men
Faction: Unaroyal
Class: Ruler
Rank and Titles: Queen
Special: Royal

Proposed Canon

"Destroy her."

First Appearance: LIAB Prologue 22

Queen Bea was the ruler of Unaroyal during and after the Battle for Gobwin Knob. She committed suicide by walking through a portal to the Magic Kingdom, ending her side and disbanding all her field units, which she had sent out of her capital, thus denying them to Gobwin Knob's forces. She also ordered her Chief Warlord, K.C., to destroy her daughter, the Decrypted Princess Cruz, though K.C. and his stack would be decrypted after succeeding.

Relationships

Princess Cruz

Cruz was Bea's daughter. They were apparently close, as Bea mourned reports of Cruz's croaking, and later her apparent turning.

Upon discovering the truth of Decryption however, Bea was horrified. After learning of her daughter's newfound devotion to Toolism and support of Gobwin Knob's crusade, she determined that the decrypted Princess Cruz was not her daughter, but a twisted mockery, and ordered her destruction. She proceeded to do everything in her power to deny any more bodies for the Arkenpliers.

Don King

Bea and Don were very close, even having portraits of each other in their chambers.

Although unlikely that they were involved physically, they were in constant communication, both by letter and by thinkagram. Bea treasured their conversations, and drew enormous comfort from Don when it appeared that her daughter Cruz had either been croaked or turned by Gobwin Knob.

In her final moments, it was Don whom Bea wrote to one last time.

Her death affected King Don very deeply. The Volcano Uncroaking convinced King Don that Gobwin Knob was a threat. But it was Queen Bea's sacrifice that caused King Don to become a fervent supporter of Royalism, even to the point of destroying the loyalty of his side.

Speculation

LIAB 55.jpg

It may be her image that is seen in the background of LIAB 55:13, above Don King's desk, since she is described as wearing orange and red, and writes that she has Don King's picture above her desk.

Cruz may have been Heir to the throne of Unaroyal. With her gone, there was no hope of reviving Unaroyal at a later time.

Real World References

"Queen Bea" is a homonym of "Queen Bee," a reference to the insect with associated cultural connotations.

Queen Bea also can refer to the Dutch queen Beatrix who is often referred to as Bea.

Preceded by:
Unknown
Ruler of Unaroyal Succeeded by:
None, side destroyed