Ilosovic Stayne the Knave of Hearts

The Knave of Hearts is the secondary antagonist of Alice in Wonderland(2010). He is the Red Queen's right hand man and possible lover who is determined to follow the orders of the Queen's commands. He is a man with armor, scar on his eye and a black heart eye patch to match his hair. He is played by Crispin Glover.


The Knave of Hearts (called Ilosovic Stayne or The Red Knight) is first seen obtaining the Oraculum and taking it to The Red Queen as he shows her Alice slaying the Jabberwocky. Soon after, Stayne is briefly seen talking Bayard the Bloodhound, getting him to believe that if he found Alice, his wife and pups would go free.

Stayne is next seen talking to The Mad Hatter, The March Hare and the Dormouse, unaware that the Hatter is hiding Alice in a teapot. As the Hatter attempts a random distraction, Stayne threatens that if they were hiding Alice, they'd lose their heads as he chokes the Hatter, who then remarks that they'd 'already lost them'. He releases the Hatter and then leaves as Bayard runs off, pretending to have found Alice's scent.

Later on in the film, Stayne is seen in the hallway of The Red Queen's castle, telling Alice that he likes her, but Alice immeditately turns away from him. One of The Red Queen's subjects overhears this and tells the Queen. She gets enfuriated with Stayne and, when he convinces her that Alice was the one obsessed with him, she screams 'off with her head'. Stayne is then seen attempting to take the Vorpal Sword away from Alice, but is interrupted by the Bandersnatch (who had become friends with Alice after she returned its missing eye). Further into the film, during the final battle, Stayne duels The Mad Hatter and would've been killed by him if Alice hadn't slayed the Jabberwocky and stopped the battle. After The White Queen declares to banish both Stayne and The Red Queen, Stayne attempts to kill The Red Queen, but fails due to The Mad Hatter's interference.

He is then banished from Underland with The Red Queen, pleading for death at the White Queen's hands rather than a life with the Red Queen. He is denied the mercy of death, for the White Queen owes him no kindness. His ultimate fate is unknown.

In the first mystery "Meet Emmy or "The First Mystery" of "Mystery Case Files: The Fanfiction" he is associated with teh kidnappings as he is the warden in teh prison that the orphans were held in until the MCF rescued them and arrested him along with Lotso, Fat Cat and his henchman and Hansel and Gretel.

It is unknown if he'll return


  • Mystery Case Files: The Fanfiction(Debut; episode: The First Mystery or "Meet Emmy)

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