Richard Cypher
Richard Cypher is the male protagonist in Legend of the Seeker , a television show based on Terry Goodkind's Sword of Truth series. He is described as being tall and having brown hair and gray eyes with a raptor gaze. At the beginning of the series, Richard is a woods guide in a small town of Heartland in Westland, the westernmost country in t... Show more »
Richard Cypher is the male protagonist in Legend of the Seeker , a television show based on Terry Goodkind's Sword of Truth series. He is described as being tall and having brown hair and gray eyes with a raptor gaze. At the beginning of the series, Richard is a woods guide in a small town of Heartland in Westland, the westernmost country in the books. Richard's father, George Cypher, had recently been violently murdered, and as he was looking for clues he came across a young woman in the forest. Her beauty and obvious intelligence captivated him and he joined her in a quest to find assistance for her country from a dangerous wizard. This began the adventure of Richards life, his destiny tied with that of Kahlan Amnell's, the beautiful and mysterious woman who changed his life forever. The wizard Zedd names Richard the Seeker of Truth, and gives him the Sword of Truth, which only a true Seeker can wield. Learning that Darken Rahl was behind the murder of his father, Richard sets out to defeat Rahl. Zedd and Kahlan set out with him, Kahlan because it is tradition to have a Confessor accompany the Seeker. Richard and kahlan fall in love despite the fact that they cannot consumate the relationship without Richard becoming Confessed. Richard believes they can get around this, which they do in the books, but have yet to do so in the TV series. Zedd accompanies Richard as a mentor, instructing him in the Wizard's Rules. Zedd later reveals that he is in fact Richard's maternal grandfather, and George Cypher was not Richard's biolgical father. On the TV series Zedd has not yet revealed who Richard's biological father is, but readers of the books know who it is. In the books, Richard's biological mother was killed in a fire when he was young, on the TV series she gave him up after he was born to spare him from being massacred with the other baby boys at the village of Brennaden.Richard's path to Rahl is not smooth. he faced many obsticles. Once he was captured and tortured by the Mord Sith, Denna. On TV Richard is able to evetually resist Denna and kill her and escape, while in the books he escaped by forgiving Denna and reclaiming his magic.Richard twice gets ahold of the Boxes of Orden on the TV series. The first time he succumbs to their power and becomes power-mad. He orders D'Haran soldiers to fight each other to the death, and orders Khalan, who is in his power to brutally beat Denna to death. Only the actions of his sister Jensen, prevents things from going too far. The second time, Richard learns that in order to control the power of the Boxes, he must be Confessed, and the boxes will in turn prevent him from becoming a mindless slave. While in the process of using the Boxes the Mord Sith attack and Cara jabs him with her Agiel. The confluence of the three powers sends Richard and Cara are sent into a future where the world had been devastated by Nicholas Rahl, son of Kahlan and Darken Rahl. Reluctantly agreeing to join forces, Richard and Cara travel to the ruined People's Palace. There they learn from the old Shota that the only way to return to the present and set things right is to recreate the situation that sent them there. The only Confessor is Nicholas Rahl, so they lure him to the site and Cara does her part despite taking several crossbow bolts. Back in the Present, Cara prevents the other Mord Sith from interfereing, and Richard is able to keep the Boxes together long enough to destroy Darken Rahl. Season 1 ends with Richard ready to face a new era of peace, or to face new evils. Readers of the Books know whichIn the premier episode of Season 2, it is revealed that Richard is Darken Rahl's brother, a major departure from the books. As yet, Richard has no interest in taking the throne of D'Hara, believeing that his quest to seal the rift in the Veil of the Underworld is more important. He is often sidetracted from his quest, including a trip to the Palace of the Prophets in the Old World. His latent magical ability was giving his severe headaches and the Sisters of Light arrived to take him away.This results in a new Seeker being appointed temporarily appointed.Richard's family includes his adoptive father George Cypher, his adoptive mother Mary, who in the TV series died in the fire, an adopted brother Michael. His biolgical relatives include his grandfather Zedd, Jensen, his half sister in the books, full sister on TV, his biological mother Taralyn, who is also Zedd's daughter. His best friend is Chase Brandstone the Boundry Warden. He also has an ex-girlfriend named Anna on TV and Nadine in the books. Show less «

Richard Cypher movies list

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Annabelle: Creation
2017
IMDb: 7
109 min
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
Twelve years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into ...

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