Eldred Jonas is a major antagonist in The Dark Tower series by Stephen King. He is the main antagonist of Wizard and Glass and it's graphic novel adaptation. Gunlsinger Born. He is a failed gunslinger who became the leader of the Big Coffin Hunters.
Eldred Jonas was born in the Barony of New Canaan. He was adopted by Fardo Andrus, and befriended Andrus's son, Cort. Jonas was trained to be a gunslinger. He stepped on a shard of the Laughing Mirror which almost killed him. Although he survived, he was mentally damaged.
He became arrogant and reckless. He challenged Fardo to a fight in order to become a gunslinger. He lost and was left with a permanent limp. Jonas was sent west.
Despite not being a gunslinger, he found guns anyway, and became a ruthless gangster. He became the leader of the Big Coffin Hunters. At some point, he and the Big Coffin Hunters were hired by John Farson.
Wizard and Glass
He and the Big Coffin Hunters were stationed in Mejis, in order to acquire oil and horses for John Farson. he also brought Maerlyn's Grapefruit to Rhea of the Cöos.
While in a bar, another member of the Hunters, Roy Depape, was going to kill Sheemie, however, Roland and friends stopped him. Jonas vowed to kill all of them, and realized they must be Gunslingers. He broke into their sleeping area and violated their belongings, in order to provoke them.
He started sleeping with the mayors siter, Coral Thorin. He came up with a plan to kill Roland and his friends. He had Depape kill Mayor Thorin, and had Roland and his friends framed for the crime. Susan helped Roland and his friends escape. However, Jonas captured Susan and sent her to be burned alive. He also took Maelyn's Grapefruit back from Rhea.
Eventually Roland and his friends caught up with Jonas. They killed him and Roy Depape easily.
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