Daraeus was a Prince of Piedmont.
Mare Barrow meets Daraeus when she is being held prisoner by King Maven Calore. Daraeus is with Prince Alexandret. They want to question Mare on behalf of Prince Bracken.
He attends the feast where Houses Iral, Haven, and Laris attempted to assassinate Maven. He is seen during the interrogations looking furious and heartbroken over the death of Prince Alexandret.
Premier Davidson tells Mare that Montfort has killed Daraeus for his search for Princess Charlotta and Prince Michael.
Daraeus has deep, blue-black skin, like polished stone. He has bits of gold and turquoise beaded into the intricate whorls of his braids.
Daraeus is described as charismatic and seemingly at ease. He is beautiful and uses his looks well according to Mare.
Daraeus is a type of swift.