is a character in Dark Lord of Derkholm
and Year of the Griffin
. He is chosen to play the [Dark Lord]?
for the tours in Dark Lord of Derkholm
Derk is married to Mara and they have both griffin and human children.
The griffin children have some animal genes, but also include some of Derk and Mara to make them human.
Derk's magical specialty is creating new animals and plants. Some of the animals he's created are:
- Friendly Cows
- Sarcastic Geese (they can't talk, but hiss sarcastically in their own language)
- Flying Pigs
- Invisible Cats
- Intelligent Pigeons
- Winged Talking Horses (Beauty?, Pretty?, and Filbert?)