He helped the Charmed Ones in their fight with the Avatars along with Leo and Kyle. After the threat of the Avatars had passed, Zankou began to mobilize the Underworld in hopes to control it. He attempted to steal the Book of Shadows on various occasions. He even hired a demonic alchemist to brainwash resurrected zombie innocents that the Charmed Ones were previously unable to save into attacking them. Because their emotions are tied to the Book of Shadows, when they became vulnerable, so did the Book, allowing Zankou to steal it. Using the spells in the Book of Shadows, Zankou first stole Phoebe's power of premonition so that he could anticipate their attacks and see what they were doing to try to stop him.
Zankou is vanquished when the Charmed Ones recite a spell to destroy the Nexus while it is inside him.
The Zankou Chicken murders: when the patriarch of the hugely popular fast-food chain killed his mother and sister, then himself, he left behind a family wrestling with fate--and each other.
Apr 01, 2008; [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] IN A MANSION IN THIS HILLS ABOVE Glendale, a man named Mardiros Iskenderian rose from his bed one morning...