Lord Kass was originally a Darigan general, and took the Citadel's throne after the first Meridell war. He fell under the influence of the Three and attacked Meridell again. When he failed to win the war, the Three appeared to kill him.
You were supposed to DIE, Darigan!
...and if you believe that, you're as stupid as that fat king.
Now that Lord Darigan is out of the way, my own plans can begin in earnest.