Pegasus is the ‘creator’ of Magic and Wizards (a.k.a. Duel monsters) and the owner of Industrial Illusions Inc. He is considered by many to be the best Duelist there is. In place of his left eye is the Millennium Eye that he uses to help him win (in other words, cheat). He organized Duelist Kingdom to gather some of the most skilled duelists in the world but he has ulterior motives for doing so.
Pegasus loves to read comic books (especially Funny Rabbit), and drinks wine. He used to love to paint as well, but stopped when tragedy struck his life. Pegasus was engaged to marry his childhood sweetheart, Cyndia. Unfortunately she died of an uncertain illness before they could, and now he seeks ways to bring her back to the land of the living.
Pegasus is a big fan of cartoons, especially of one called “Funny Rabbit” (“Funny Bunny” in the dub). He builds his deck around his love for cartoons. His toon monsters are able to manipulate their bodies in the same way a cartoon character may to escape harm. It makes it especially hard for the opponent to actually attack the toon monster head on.
Pegasus was engaged to his childhood sweetheart, Cyndia. She unfortunately died before her time and left Pegasus alone. Pegasus fell into a depressive state before he starts searching the world for a way to bring his love back to life.