The king’s relationships with his two children were very different. He was proud of Adora’s bravery and courage and her quest to drive the Horde away from the planet Etheria. The same could not be said of his son, though, who was forced to consistently down-play his abilities lest someone deduce that he was in fact the warrior known as He-Man. This led to a very strained relationship between the two men, despite their deep love for one another. He is often annoyed and disappointed by Adam's seeming laziness and reluctance to take any real responsibility. Sometimes he is shown trying to teach his son lessons, as presumably Adam will become King one day.
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King Randor came of age during the Great Unrest, a time when conflict returned to Eternia following the Count Marzo Uprisings and the subsequent. After the disappearance of his father, Randor was appointed captain of the guard and lead Miro’s troops in battle against Keldor’s growing rebellion.
During the Great Unrest, Captain Randor met his future queen: an astronaut from the planet Earth named Marlena Glenn, who had crashed on Eternia.
Randor eventually ended the Great Unrest by fatally wounding Keldor and locking his evil warriors behind the mystic wall. For this act that ended the Great Unrest, he was appointed as "King of Eternia", by the Council of Elders. King Randor raises his staff exulting his rule over Eternia!
During fallowing years, King Randor ruled Eternia with a firm hand. Fallowing the threat of Skeletor, Prince Adam learned of his destiny and became He-Man. Fallowing the return of the Snake Men, King Randor tried to unite all the leading people of Eternia, by forming the Council Of Eternia.
King Randor’s right-hand-man was Duncan, the Royal Palace Man-At-Arms. Whenever the kingdom was in trouble, Randor turned to him for council and support. Randor and Duncan were both vetrans from the Great Unrest. Additionally, when the Royal Family went on long journeys, where the number of possible dangers increased dramatically, the king wanted Man-At-Arms to be at his side. Another important duty he often expected of his friend was that of summoning He-Man when the kingdom was threatened.
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- King Randor was voiced by the legendary Lou Scheimer in the Filmation Cartoons and Michael Donovan in the 200X Cartoons.
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