"I have heard of your many exploits, but have not seen you in action, so indulge me. I shall give you charge of my army as well as the honor of marshalling the final assault. Sir Longarm and I shall observer."-The King talking to the player in the mission briefing
The King is a character in Stronghold which is mentioned to the player throughout the campaign, but never seen. The King talks to the player before the final mission however. This is the first and only time the player sees the king.