Merrill (born 1321 N.E) is a Dalish elven mage and First to the Keeper of the Sabrae clan and later known to be the pilot of the Viper Mark II starfighter in throughout the timeline. Merrill was born into the Alerion clan, which wandered the hills of Nevarra. She was the third child of the clan with magic born to her. Following the next Arlathvenn, the gathering of Dalish clans, she was given to the Sabrae clan to be First to Keeper Marethari. Following the Orelesian Annexation and the Rise of Federal Kingdom of Felreden, she was enlisted in the modern military and later became a top Viper ace pilot in the Alliance, alongside Kara Thrace.