Robin Goodfellow, aka Puck
Characters Adapted from Other Works
Nationality: Faerie
Occupation: Servant, Spy, Magic-user
Appearing in:

"A Late Symmer Night's Battle"
by Laura Frankos

Fantasy pastiche
Type of Appearance: Direct
Occupation: Soldier

Robin Goodfellow, also known as Puck, is a mysterious and mischievous supernatural creature of the night in medieval English folklore. The version of Puck who appears in William Shakespeare's play A Midsummer Night's Dream is considered the definitive version.

Puck is the first supernatural character to appear on stage, and narrates much of the play via soliloquy. Much of the play's wit and satirical wisdom is imparted by this character. As an errand runner for the Fairy King Oberon, Puck uses magic to thwart Queen Titania's agenda by causing her to love a donkey-headed man.

Robin Goodfellow in "A Late Symmer Night's Battle"[]

Robin "Puck" Goodfellow, the trusted servant of the Faerie King Oberon, had broken the hearts of many of Queen Titania's retainers.

Just before the invasion of the kobolds, Robin's most recent partner, Mustardseed, ended their relationship. He immediately took up with her friend and fellow retainer, Peaseblossom. However, he did not attend the party Peaseblossom threw for another friend, Cobweb because he was off with another fairy, Cinnabar. He was not present when Lady Quill informed the crowd that the kobolds had invaded.

Robin was tasked with finding the monarchs while they were on their Second Honeymoon Tour and inform them of the invasion. Before he left, he met with Peaseblossom to say farewell. As Peaseblossom had found out about Robin's dalliance with Cinnabar, she rejected his advances. He turned to Mustardseed, who also rejected him. Amused, he found another fairy named Aurora and gained her affection.

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