"Take pride in your name. And know that one day... you will be a man worthy of it."
|“||I knew Ricardo, the hero of Espada. He, and Ragnus Raguel [...] Both of them were brave warriors, on par with us, the Imperial Knights.||”|
Ricardo was the father of Giulio and Fiona, and the adoptive father of Ragnus. He was the founder of Esperanza and was a great spearman. Ricardo was executed by Knight General Robertus long before the events of Gungnir; this crushing blow demoralized former Esperanza, and traumatized the young Ragnus, sowing the seeds of vengeance in his heart.