: I said "semi-D&D mage". :)
: He was one of the Nine. Not to mention his status as a
: leader, I would think it necessary to master both
: personal combat skills, magic, and leadership skills.
: The Baron has no need to do such things at all.
: Wha... Why? Look at what it did: it gave the backbone to
: the Dark. Of course it's a great secret.
: The manual says it was Balor's greatest secret, with a
: total lack of ambiguous or equivocal language.
: Therefore we can't argue with it.
It is his "greatest secret".