This is Solaire, a gallant hero of the Kingdom of Cerith. When trouble arises in the kingdom, the people of the kingdom rely on Solaire to bring order.
This is Greed, Lord of the Gold. Since discovering the Kingdom of Cerith, Greed has been threatening the destruction of the kingdom, and would only leave the kingdom alone if he was payed in gold. Greed kept returning to the kingdom every month in order to collect, in Greed's words, his "taxes."
King Cerith, pay your taxes or witness the destruction of the kingdom and its people! You have three days!