Zoltan was a cold and calculating pirate who was feared by all of Europe. He fought during the First World War and was a professional with all types of conventional weaponry, and also an excellent hand-to-hand fighter. A ruthless but simple man, he dreams merely of making enough money to retire. He eventually befriends James Bond after initial mistrusts and proves himself to be a surprisingly honorable man and the pair ally against Count Ugo Carnifex. He dies at the end of the book, saving James's life.
- Magyar is another word for a Hungarian.