Michael Bartholomew Benedict, is the son of Hamilton and Victoria Benedict. He spent his early life in Sarenia with his adopted sister Adelaide. He had the finest education in both the academic and martial arts.
With the death of his father and disappearance of his mother he became Duke of Sarenia at the age of 17. In his first few years he proved to be a shrewd leader and advocate of innovation.
Raising an army and recruiting a group of Wizards, he was able to successfully prevent The Dire King’s army from gaining entrance to the valley. In response The Dire King used his army to blockade the valley in the hopes of finding a way to invade.