Thomas is Kelsea's uncle and Elyssa's brother. He is The Regent of the Tearling. He's not a very smart thinker, and usually just aims to live his life in great luxury, with all the wine, food and woman he wants. He also had a desire for moving into the Queen's Wing for a while, but gave up after he got stopped by Carroll and Lazarus. Most of the time he is just being used by smarter thinkers and smooth talkers like Arlen Thorne or The Fetch. Eventually he dies after he is intercepted by the Fetch while trying to escape to Mortmesne.