They should realise ugly people are destined to remian single FOREVER.
Well, someone did romance your mom long enough for you to blight this world, so...ahem. Where was I. Oh, right - Algol. Zev was alright in DA:O. Not a pretty swirly girly elfy as some other male elves out there, but alright. You are probably thinking of DA2's Zevran. I bet he, and not the Varterral, was who kept frightening that Dalish clan to death.