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The Royal Family
The rulers of Daventry, and the main protagonists for (most of) the games.
- Badass Family
- Guile Heroes
- Modest Royalty
- Royals Who Actually Do Something
- Unto Us a Son and Daughter Are Born
The patriarch of the family. Originally started out as Sir Graham, the son of one of Daventry's knights, but a Succession Crisis caused King Edward to offer him the crown after he proved his loyalty and cleverness in a quest. As a result, while Graham is wise and just in terms of actual ruling, when it comes to courtly manners he's a bit of a bumpkin who's still more at home acting like a humble squire than a blue-blooded aristocrat.
- Awesome Moment of Crowning: In King's Quest I Quest for The Crown.
- Badass Grandpa
- Butt Monkey: In King's Quest V Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder and one of the Tie-In Novels.
- Cool Hat: His iconic feathered adventurer's cap, which he prefers to his crown.
- Cool Old Guy
- Deadpan Snarker
- Despair Event Horizon: In Kings Quest III when Rosella was chosen as a Human Sacrifice. He went so far into Heroic BSOD that it was was entirely on Alexander to fight the dragon.
- Don't Call Me "Sir"!: He was the son of a mid-level knight and hadn't any higher ambitions than serving the country. He's really a soldier at heart.
- Genius Bruiser: Though not really a stereotypical genius, per se, he does combine being "built like a linebacker" with a clever, well-educated mind and preferring to think his way through problems.
- The Good King
- Happily Married
- Love Before First Sight
- Tall, Dark and Snarky: Especially in King's Quest V, where his snark occasionally reaches rather vicious levels.
- What's Up, King Dude?: He actively encourages this.
The daughter of a prince and a farmgirl, who was imprisoned in a tower by an evil witch and eventually rescued by Graham. As a result of her noble background, she tends to be more poised and cultured than her husband, and helps him run the castle and navigate around royal customs. Somewhat more sedate and homebody than the rest of the family, though when Rosella is lost at one point, Valanice proves to be a competent adventurer regardless while searching for her lost daughter.
- Girl in the Tower
- Happily Married
- I Want Grandkids: Spends the first part of King's Quest VII the Princeless Bride trying to marry Rosella off while invoking this trope.
- Mama Bear
- Redhead in Green
- Rescue Romance
- Silk Hiding Steel
- Unlimited Wardrobe: In one of the Tie-In Novels, her dress collection is described as taking up several entire wings of Castle Daventry.
- Women Are Wiser
The female half of the Royal Twins, and the one who actually got to be raised by her parents. Tends to take after her father in personality and her mother in looks. While she generally is well-meaning and accepts her role as potential queen, she does have her moments of being rebellious and a bit bratty.
- Badass Princess
- Distressed Damsel: In King's Quest III to Heir Is Human and The Silver Lining, though usually she's an Action Girl.
- Genki Girl
- Hair of Gold
- Odango Hair: In The Silver Lining.
- Rebellious Princess
- Red Oni, Blue Oni
- Royal Brat: Sometimes, especially in one of the Tie-In Novels.
- Spoiled Sweet
- Will They or Won't They?: Her ongoing relationship with Edgar is... unusual, to say the least.
The male half of the Royal Twins, who spent most of his life kidnapped and raised as a wizard's slave named Gwydion. Tends to take after his father in looks and his mother in personality. Outwardly calm and well-mannered, but with a core of craftiness, passion, and self-doubt. Also, give him a Spell Book to work from, and he's a dangerously competent sorcerer.
- Awesome Moment of Crowning: In King's Quest VI Heir Today Gone Tomorrow.
- Badass Bookworm
- Blue Oni
- Changeling Fantasy
- Clueless Chick Magnet
- The Comically Serious: Though he does have a sense of humor, just an extremely dry and subtle one.
- Drama Queen: Or shall we say "Drama Prince"? Alex sure acts like one in King's Quest VI while feigning suicide in front of Shamir Shamazel and the Pawn Shop Owner.
- Gentleman Snarker
- Happily Married: Again, in King's Quest VI.
- Pretty Boy: Described as handsome and even beautiful regularly, and has plenty of fangirls (and the occasional fanboy) both in-universe and in Real Life.
- Prince Charming / The Wise Prince: Zigzagged, as while he does act this way sincerely and has a genuinely kind and gentlemanly personality, underneath it all he still sees himself as a lowly slave.
- Scarf of Asskicking: Sports a nice yellow and blue one in King's Quest VI.
- Tall, Dark and Handsome
- Utility Magic: The only type of magic he's been shown to be able to cast so far. Still extremely dangerous with it anyway.