Kantos learned Cassandra's magic 'power of persuasion' voice technique
before using it to try and take Duncan's head as part of an ancient
prophecy (E1, 'Prophecy').
of Duncan MacLeod, Kate first met Duncan in Ireland in 1712 when he
saved her and her mistress from petty criminals. The pair fell in
love, and were married three years later. At their wedding, Connor
confirms Duncan's suspicions that Kate is a pre-Immortal, with tragic
results. The pair don't meet for another 300 years, when Kate has
changed her name to Faith and follows Jacob Krell. (Endgame).
One of the few
'baddie' Immortals with a name beginning with the letter 'K' who has
any redeeming qualities about them. Ultimately Mac lops off his head
to settle a promise made centuries before - well, you know how these
things are... (C1, 'The
A tragic case,
whose latent Immortality is triggered when shot after his son -
Amanda's bit on the side at the time - is shot and killed by a corrupt
cop. As a result he becomes judge, jury and executioner for the cop's
descendents, ended only when Amanda comes across him again in the
present day when Nick is protecting another member of the family tree
from a mysterious assassin (R3,
Contemporary of Connor MacLeod, Krell was 'born' when
Connor killed him during a failed attempt to rescue his mother from
the stake. Connor's mother was burned for witchcraft - Connor's
Immortality being the cause - and was condemned by Krell's foster
father. After his 'death', Krell haunted Connor's steps, hiding in the
background while systematically destroying everything Connor dared to
get close to. Finally, the pair met in the early 21st Century, and the
events are chronicled in the fourth Highlander movie (see 'Endgame').
Nasty - if relatively unremarkable - piece of work. This Irish
ne'er-do-well almost cost one of Mac's friends their life until the
Highlander took his place in the hangman's noose (C10,
Trauma surgeon who Mac briefly dates - and beds, of
course - during season three (first appearance:
C3, 'The Revolutionary'). She
leaves him after discovering that she can't cope with the negative
emotions associated with egging on your boyfriend while he's trying to
decapitate someone (C19,
The opposite of Dark Quickening (see D)
- as if you couldn't guess. Think of it as a 'touchy feely' Quickening
- one that Darius had when he took the head of a holy man at the gates
of Paris 1,500 years ago (A13,
'Band of Brothers').
Duncan's Sioux lover who was murdered along with her
tribe by white men when fellow Immortal Kern led them to the Indians
in 1878 (A1, 'The Gathering';
C2, 'Line of Fire').
If an Immortal is beheaded with no other Immortals
close by, his Quickening (see Q) is 'wasted'.