Portrayed by Ralph Ineson, Commander Ballantine is an important supporting character inside the Disney+ fantasyadventure sequence ‘Willow.’ He is the Commander of the Pacalcade and serves instantly beneath Queen Sorsha of Tir Asleen. Ballantine is especially close to Jade (Erin Kellyman), whom he has raised and educated since she was a toddler, regarding her as a daughter. During the wrestle with the Gales, the monstrous group that the Crone sends to grab Prince Airk, Ballantine is contaminated and subsequently turns into possessed. If the events of episode 3 have made you marvel if Ballantine is lifeless in ‘Willow,’ that’s what it’s a must to know. SPOILERS AHEAD.
Does Commander Ballantine Die?
Ballantine is an elite knight of Tir Asleen, accountable for the safety of the dominion. He is the appropriate knight — brave, honorable, and an distinctive warrior. He is the daddy decide in Jade’s life, having raised her since her natural dad and mother had been killed whereas crossing the Barrier.
On the evening time of Airk’s abduction, Ballantine fights with plenty of Gales. Among them, The Lich is the one who infects Ballantine. After realizing that Dove, the unassuming kitchen maid, has left the city on her private to rescue the individual she believes she loves, Sorsha sends out Ballantine to retrieve her, not realizing one thing in regards to the an an infection. It is revealed that Dove is Elora Danan, the child with the mark of prophecy from the 1988 distinctive film.
During the journey, Ballantine turns into completely possessed by the an an infection and each kills or infects the lads accompanying him. They arrive on the Newlyn settlement shortly after Willow (Warwick Davis) and the others have left and adjust to their objective’s path until they meet up with them. While Elora is busy practising her magic, Ballantine ambushes and captures her.
When Willow and the remaining questers perceive that Elora has gone missing, they try to find her and encounter Ballantine and his males. Jade realizes one factor is fallacious collectively together with her adoptive father and pleads to let her help him. But by then, Ballantine is already previous help. Willow tries to utilize smoke to confuse their adversaries, but it surely certainly solely permits Ballantine and his people to flee with Elora.
At one degree, Elora manages to flee from Ballantine’s males. She then runs into two woodswomen — Hubert and Anne. Dressed in what mysteriously appears to be like modern-day lumberjack attire, the two girls uncover who Elora actually is and swear their fealties to her. When Ballantine inevitably finds them, he and Hubert wrestle. Although plainly Hubert has mortally wounded him collectively together with her axe, he survives because of the possession and seemingly kills his enemy. Anne will also be killed by one amongst his males shortly after.
Meanwhile, Willow realizes that Ballantine is taking Elora in direction of Nockmaar Castle, the earlier stronghold of Queen Bavmorda, and leads the questers on the trail of the possessed knights.
The two groups battle at a graveyard the place an inn generally known as The Slaughtered Ram as quickly as stood. Kit (Ruby Cruz) and Thraxus Boorman (Amar Chadha-Patel) shortly be part of the wrestle, nevertheless the heroes are nonetheless no match for the possessed knights.
After Silas ( Graham Hughes) is fatally wounded, Willow makes use of the magic he has been saving up, which exorcises the evil controlling Ballantine and his males. Finally himself as soon as extra and close to dying, Ballantine asks Jade to kill him. Even though she vehemently refuses to do it at first, a heartbroken Jade finally grants her adoptive father’s final request, killing him with a single swing of her sword.