Slayer - Slayer - The name of the
malamute dog who appeared on episodes of the
adventure series BEASTMASTER/SYN/1999-2002.
Slayer debuted on episode No. 112 "The Slayer"
where the wolf was the companion of Zuraya
(Alexandra Davies), a beautiful animal trainer
with a circus troupe.
When Dar the Beast master meets Slayer, the wolf
refuses to communicate with Dar, who has the
ability to understand all animals.
When Zuraya believes that Dar is an evil entity
responsible for her life of loneliness, she
commands Slayer to kill Dar to free her from her
curse cast by The Ancient One. But a Sorceress
(Monika Schnarre) who loves Dar intervenes and
temporarily turns Slayer to glass.
On episode #307 "Return of Slayer" Zuraya is
betrothed to King Rolan (an evil monster), but
when Slayer lashes out at Rolan, he orders his
royal hunters to kill Slayer with a poisoned
Dar arrives on the scene and saves the wolf's
live with a special antidote prepared by Dar's
friend Tao (Jackson Raine).
Slayer turns out to be Dar's brother in
enchanted form (whose real body in trapped in a
Crystal Ark with his other family members).
Why teach a wolf to attack something that
looks like a man?
She’s teaching it to kill.
Killing of men doesn’t seem like much of a
The TV series is based on the novel by Andre
Norton that spawned the original 1982 movie
Beastmaster starring Marc Singer (who
appeared as a spirit warrior named Dartanus in
the show's third season).
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