Ramses de Nile is a 2010-introduced and fiction-only character. He is a mummy of royal standing. Once the pharaoh of Egypt, following his death he founded a new empire, reigning mostly over what appear to be ushabtis. Though married, he has become separated from his wife prior to his mummification and does not know whether she is still around or not. His focus until an answer presents itself is on raising his two daughters, Nefera and Cleo. While he loves them dearly and spares neither effort nor expenses on getting the best for them, his old-fashioned standards and strict expectations mean his intentions do not always produce good results, which is especially true for Nefera. Control is important to Ramses and he is slow in understanding that if he wants his daughters to be leaders too, he will have to let them make their own decisions even if those are opposite to his wishes.
He is voiced by Audu Paden in English.
Ramses de Nile is a very strict father. He is the chairman of the Monster High construction committee and oversees all new building plans. He seems to be aloof and uninterested in the happenings of Monster High, but coincidentally much of the business he has there seems to correspond with events where Cleo is involved. Deuce Gorgon and thinks he is a slacker who is not worthy to be his youngest daughter's boyfriend. In the books he is an antiques dealer.He also has a disliking for
Unlike his daughters, Ramses is completely covered with wrappings. Only his bony fingers and his blue eyes are shown. Ramses wears several valuable rings around his fingers.
Ramses lives together with his two daughters and his servants in an Egyptian palace in New Salem.
Various family members of Cleo and Nefera are mentioned throughout the fiction, but never so that their relation to Ramses is defined as being by blood or by marriage. There is an uncle of the girls who dethroned Ramses and likely is long dead, an aunt by the name of Nefertiti who may or may not be long dead,an aunt named Neferia who is still around, , an uncle named Tut who owns a yacht, and a grandmother who occasionally visits.
Though not family, Jinafire Long lives with the De Niles during her stay in the Boonighted States of Scaremerica, making her part of the household.
As a man deeply opposed to being mistaken for a commoner and prideful of his background, Ramses does not have a lot of actual friends. Arrogant but well-mannered, generous, and in the possession of millennia of political experience, Ramses is, however, generally well-liked and respected around New Salem and within his circles of business.
Fearing that Cleo will be the next target of a human abduction, Ramses arranges with Tab on advice from Sylphia Flapper that she and Toralei will go everywhere together so that they'll have the benefit of strength of numbers.
I Only Have Eye for You
Ramses gets a call from Valentine, though he thinks it is Deuce, and is very upset by whatever was said before he slams the phone. Cleo visits her father asking in an austerity manner for a raise on her allowance. Ramses is willing, wanting his daughter not to appear "common", until Nefera informs him that Cleo wants money to go on a date with Deuce. Ramses reminds Cleo that he has never approved Deuce, who he considers too common for his daughter. Cleo defends her boyfriend and states that she'd be with him without her father's consent. Ramses declares he'll never approve of the choice and cuts Cleo's allowance entirely. As Cleo is storming out of the room, declaring that Deuce will make her happy regardless, Ramses tells her to improve Deuce's phone manners, much to her disbelief.
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