Fictional Character
The Scepter of Mercy
Appearance(s): The Bastard King
Type of Appearance: Direct POV
Nationality: Avornis
Occupation: Monarch
Relatives: Mergus (brother)
Lanius (nephew)

Scolopax was the younger brother of King Mergus of Avornis. Scolopax briefly succeeded Mergus as king, despite the fact Mergus did have a technically legitimate son, Lanius.

Scolopax and Mergus shared a deep enmity, particularly as Mergus had gone through his allotted six wives without producing a son.[1]


  1. The Bastard King, loc. 51, ebook.
Regnal titles
(The Scepter of Mercy)
Preceded by
King of Avornis Succeeded by

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