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EWoT: Merk

Biographical information
Current status Fictional character
Physical description
Gender Male
Chronological and political information
First mentioned TEOTW 4
Title Merk the Giant

Merk the Giant is one of the stories in Thom Merrilin's repertoire. He had a "Lance of fire that could reach around the world."[1]

"Did Mosk and Merk really fight with spears of fire, and were they even giants?"[2]


Merk may refer to America, and the Cold War. Mosk may refer to Moscow, America's opponent. The Lance of fire may refer to ICBMs.


  1. The Eye of the World, Chapter 4
  2. The Shadow Rising, Chapter 24

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