Shades of Amber
…The second rider was rapidly approaching. He was not pale like the first. His hair was dark and there was a color in his face. His mount was a properly maned sorrel. He bore a cocked and bolted crossbow…
He was beardless, slim. Possibly light-eyed within the squint of his aim. He managed his mount well, with just the pressure of his legs. His hands were big, steady. Capable. A peculiar feeling passed over me as I beheld him.
The Hand of Oberon
Merlin is the son of Corwin and Dara. He was Chaos’ first choice for ruler of Amber before they decided on his mother Dara. His sarcastic manner and tendency of not thinking things through along with being behind the creation of the Eidolon has left him few friends in Amber. At the same time his betraying his chaos family in the retaking Amber has left him few friends in Chaos…