Ares is the God of War, ruthless, cunning, and bloodthirsty--and for thousands of years, that's all he was. However, when he met Xena, he grew an obsession for her and after many years, he fell in love with her and it changed his life. He became mortal to save those that she loved and after his godhood was returned, he was never the same. Now, he is often found in Xena's presence, dealing with his feelings while his relationship with the Warrior Princess continues to grow.