Along with Zaranda Star, Faneuil was a captain in King Azoun's crusade against the Tuigan Horde. They met again later when he became the most prominent member of the Council of Lords. Faneuil sought to restore the order within Tethyr by placing himself on the nation's throne. As it turned out, he was being used as a pawn by a creature known as the deepspawn. Allied with the Lords' Council and the bureaucracies of Zazesspur, Faneuil crowned himself king and became prey for the deepspawn.
Baron Hardisty was handsome, with brown eyes and short, graying hair.