Zeus appears in I, Alex Cross and is the main antagonist of that book. He wears a black mask and is a regular client at Blacksmith Farms. He rapes numerous girls, who always end up bloodied in pieces and dead. His real identity is Theadore Vance, husband of Maggie Vance who is the President of the U.S. One of the many girls he raped was Caroline Cross, Alex Cross's niece. Zeus was killed by Dan Cormorant of the Secret Service in a final act to his country.