Character. His name is Benom and he is a Shrumelian! A senior cook of the Dammas castle, who lives in a smut room with his helpers. Benom is a kitchen master and a proxy of the king Madak himself. He lives a modest life of an aging rat sapiens, who occasionally patrols the castle halls, guarding from thieves, spies and Sleeves. Benom needs very little flattering, in order to succeed in his devotion of preserving the castle. And yes, he hates rats in his kitchen.