An Inconvenient Adventure
Alfonse is a short, slight man of 45, with graying hair and a nervous smile. He is a pleasant man, very excited about attending court and thrilled to see his daughter adulated by the nobility. He acts in a mild and obsequious manner to the nobles, and regards the Heroes as personal champions (after they have saved him from the bandits, of course). He has a habit of becoming very emotional when things are going especially well, or especially poorly. He dotes on Madelene constantly: fussing over her, reminding her to be on her best behavior, and stressing the importance of this visit to her career. His long experience as a teacher comes out when he is around young people. In such a situation, he appears more at ease and takes on the tone of a wise and gentle mentor.