Things I Like: Lord Narcisse (Reign)

Lord Narcisse Reign CW

At first I didn’t notice his importance, but he soon becomes a villain in Reign. While he never opposed King Henry II of France, he had other plans for the next Valois king.

Lord Narcisse blackmailing Francis Reign CW

He uses King Francis’ youth and inexperience to force him to do his own work. Lord Narcisse wanted revenge after the death of his evil son by orders of Queen Mary. He gets a lot of power over Francis when he learns that Francis killed Henry II in secret. But Francis eventually gets his power back and Narcisse loses a lot of his power.

Lord Narcisse falling for Lola Reign CW

While in and out of French politics, he sets his eyes on Mary’s friend Lola. Oddly enough, they marry and are happy.

Reign CW lord Narcisse

Until his greed for more power causes him to do more evil, and Lola eventually leaves him.

Lord Narcisse tries to rescue Lola Reign CW

Despite all the “hate” Lola had for her husband, his love did not die for her. He risks a lot to try to get her out of England behind Elizabeth’s back.

Lord Narcisse tries to save Lola from execution Reign CW

Though Lola should have left as she is killed for treason. Narcisse’s moments here is really what made me like the character. Great acting on Craig Parker’s part in this scene.

Lord Narcisse becomes regent of France Reign CW

Though back in France, his loyalties change often. Once an ally of Catherine de Medici, he steals the regency from her and even tries to get her out of French politics forever. Though he eventually loses on this.

Lord Narcisse and king Charles Reign CW

But he was a true friend to King Charles IX even when the young king went crazy and tried to become Protestant.

Published by Adam (Neko Random)

Nerdy guy who loves video games, movies, history, tv, and trivia.

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