Unless Vinnie (/whomever) is somehow managing to trick Don King and Bunny and the rest of Transylvito? No. It isn't him. It was stated, like, a year ago(-ish) that the only unit Don King had contributed to the battle was a bat...and that was just to monitor everything from way up top. I can't imagine any plausible excuse as to why a Transylvito Warlord would have any reason to disguise him/herself as a Knight Class-unit, considering they're allies of Jetstone and would have useful Leadership bonuses... NOW CHARLIE? CHARLIE HAS A PLETHORA OF REASONS. I shall count them.coyotenose wrote:As kaylasdad99 noted, isn't the masked solider in Panel Three likely to be Vinnie, or at least from Transylvito? Red eyes, covered head to toe during the day (maybe not necessary, but thematically appropriate).
1.) Charlie has no units in the hex (OR DOES HE?!), so he needed a way to keep an eye (and ear) on what was being said by the Royals of the city. He chose to be a Knight because he knew they'd be used as an 'honor guard' for Slately (or Tramennis or Ossomer) if things went south.
2.) Charlie has no means of escape (OR DOES HE?!), so after breaking the link and realizing he wasn't gonna be able to sneak out through the Portal Room, he chose to disguise himself as a Knight and to hide amongst the strongest units in the city. The units who, also, will be the first out in the event of a retreat...which is exactly what's happening. All according to plan.
3.) Charlie is really, really, bored (OR IS HE?!), so he decided to indulge in his fantasy of dressing up like a Knight and playing hide-and-go-seek inside an enemy city. He, too, thought this would be a multiple-turn-battle and didn't even think about there being any Dwagons to attack the tower/city. The entire "Kingworld" spell/strategy was a giant boop-pull on his behalf, thought up on the spur of the moment. This would also explain why he was out of commission for a previous turn; this is day two of him playing dress up and he didn't want Archons bothering him.
4.) Charlie finally managed to 'fix' the Magic Kingdom portals (OR DID HE?!), and orchestrated this entire series of events just so that Parson would travel through the Magic Kingdom once more. Only this time, Parson will instantly disband upon walking through. Likewise for any other Gobwin Knob units who try to leave Spacerock. Charlie wanted to be present at the battle so he could watch their strategies fall apart...and to see the horror on Wanda and Jack's faces when they realize they can't escape through the Spacerock portal, either. Charlie plans to claim the pliers then dash into the Magic Kingdom.