Taharqo is Nubia's eldest brother and only surviving sibling.
Taharqo is captured in his home country, Nubia, by slave-traders and taken to Rome to become a gladiator. He is re-united with his sister in The Gladiators from Capua and she has the opportunity to free him. He refuses however, saying 'Free? When I can be with pretty girls here?'.
Taharqo is daring, energetic and has a tendency to flirt. He is shown to be protective of his friends and family.
Taharqo is dark-skinned, handsome and muscular.