Sir Balin is the evil brother of the rightful Sir Balan and is the first evil Knight available for Arthur's round table. Sir Balin set off for the north and discovered a cursed sword which he took and weilded despite warnings that it would corrupt him. Sir Balin returned home evil and vengeful towards his brother Sir Balan and seeks Arthur's aid in killing his brother. After killing his brother he joins Arthur's round table and goes to bedegraine forest near virconium to have the curse lifted from his sword