The player character in the Gothic series; he is expected to be the son of King Rhobar II, but was stolen by a guard before given a name, to be given to a rich merchant on Island Khorinis, where our Nameless Hero grew up as a good man.
After killing a man, The Nameless Hero is sentenced to two months prison before being transferred to the special prison, an ore penal colony, simply known as The Colony, where we meet him in the first Gothic game.
Before being kicked into The Colony, a Magician tells him to bring a letter to the High Magician of the Circle of Fire.
Apart from being a son of King Rhobar II (a gift from the god Inos), he is also said to be the Chosen One.
The hero is a human male.