Centauri Emperors

 Posted on 12/3/1996 by J. Michael Straczynski <71016.1644@compuserve.com> to CIS

Elyse M. Grasso <70302.3304@compuserve.com> asks:
> Did Turhan come to the throne very late in life and reign only
> briefly? If Turhan reigned a long time, who kept the 'pain
> technicians' busy and gave Londo (who had only been at court for
> a short time when he talked to G'Kar) the opportunity to see
> prisoners being tortured and vivisected for the amusement of the
> court? Cartagia seems very over the top to us, but does he seem
> less excessive to Centauri who look back on the days when
> Turhan's father personally ordered the execution of 100,0000
> Narns?

I'd say that Turhan was probably emperor for about 30 years or