Randolph is the chief villain of SilverFin. A big, powerful American who has returned to his ancestral home in Scotland on Loch Silverfin. He is an arms manufacturer and is working on a topsecret new weapon. He will let nothing and no one stand in his way.
‘Lord Hellebore laughed into James’s face, and his hot breath, which smelt sour and sulphurous, blasted him, almost making him choke. James was reminded of one time when he had been to London Zoo and, standing too close to a lion’s cage, the great beast had roared right at him. The lion’s breath had stunk of meat and something else, something inhuman and frightening. Without the bars between them, that stink would have been the smell of death…’