High Inquisitor Fairbanks was a boss and villain in World of Warcraft. Fairbanks was the high inquisitor of the Scarlet Crusade.
Fairbanks was Highlord Mograine 's trusted advisor and friend. He was one of the few members of Silver Hand to witness the Ashbringer's creation.
Mograine's son Renault tricked both his father and Fairbanks to go to Stratholme where the forces of the Scourge were waiting. Fairbanks fell first but was hidden under the undead corpes instead of being dead. He witness Renault betraying his own father with his own eyes.
Fairbanks went back to the Scarlet Monastery and told the members of the Crusade about Renault's betrayal. Those that believed the high inquistor left the Crusade and formed the Argent Dawn. However, the loyal members of the Scarlet Crusade killed him for his tale and was raised after being infected from the Plague while in Stratholme. As an undead, Fairbanks continues to serve the Scarlet Crusade.
Members of the Argent Dawn invaded the Monastery and killed Fairbanks. In death, Fairbanks is released and can finally rest in peace.