Byth RokBack to Villains Main > Byth Rok
Real Identity: Not Applicable
Appearances: Flight Club and Invasion
Powers/Skills: Flight, Manipulation, Armed Combat, and Unarmed Combat
Voiced By: Tom Kenny
Byth Rok is a Thanagarian criminal armed with a silver tongue of deception. He was allegedly married eight times, lastly to Maybaalch, a Selachian. Rok led a group of outlaws and pirates. Eventually, the law caught up to them and they were arrested. They were imprisoned in a penitentiary run by the Spider Guild. Rok shared a cell with a Green Lantern named Tahvaarus. For whatever reason, Tahvaarus shared the secret code of the Lighthouse with Rok. They were later separated and all Thanagarians were moved to one giant room. A mutiny took place and Rok lost his position as leader. He was soon chained up.
Some time later, Hal Jordan and Kilowog arrived in search of Rok. He took it as a chance for freedom at last. Rok proposed a battle against Bumpy for his freedom. Once Kilowog lost, he increased the stakes and gambled with the Green Lanterns' lives. Jordan managed to win. Once free, Rok tried to alter the deal and get his men's freedom and Tahvaarus' depleted power ring. Anticipating betrayal, Jordan had a mind-altering device placed on Rok, without his knowing. In the scenario, Rok indeed betrayed Jordan for money and freedom. He flew the Interceptor to the Maelstrom and recited the code to activate the Lighthouse. When Jordan freed the remaining Thanagarians to help fight the Red Lanterns, Rok instead led them into space. He also managed to steal Tahvaarus' ring off of Kilowog. However, Bleez' warship soon caught up with him. Rok was captured and tortured by Zilius Zox and Atrocitus for the code. Eventually, Rok caved and revealed the code.