Bastien, a character in the Rules of Engagement and The Royal Romance series, is European Guy's and Prince Liam's bodyguard. He is first seen in Rules of Engagement, Book 1, Chapter 10.


Bastien has wavy black hair, grey eyes and fair skin. He wears a grey suit with a black shirt, silver tie and tie pin.


He often shows no expression and seems very serious. It is revealed in The Royal Romance, Book 2, Chapter 8 that he is one of the people involved in the plot against you, and that he coerced Penelope into setting you up. It was later revealed that he was following King Constantine's orders, and he has expressed remorse for his actions.

Events of The Royal Romance, Book 2

Conspiracy Against Your Character

During the fashion show in Book 2, Chapter 8, Penelope revealed that Bastien was the one who gave the order for the photographs to be taken and for it to be arranged that Tariq would find Your Character in her room. When Your Character and Hana tells the rest of the group about it, they are all shocked especially Drake as he is very fond of Bastien having being looked after by him when he was younger.

When confronted about it at the Bachelor party, Bastien gave up very little information, which in turn causes an uproar between Drake, Bertrand and Maxwell about Drake's sister. They leave and after some thinking, Drake comes to Your Character stating, "There's a very short list of people that Bastien would feel compelled to obey, no matter what the order." Suggesting that the conspiracy runs all the way to the top and that they should investigate the former king and queen.


European Guy

Bastien was European Guy's bodyguard and is very loyal to him.

Prince "Liam"

Bastien is Prince Liam's bodyguard and is very loyal to him.


Bastien looked after Drake when he was younger, Drake was like a son to him. They have a deeply special bond. Bastien is very loyal to the royal family and to Drake.


  • It is possible that he is a descendant of Raydan because they have many similarities.