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* Another reference to classical literature may be Auberon's sobriquet "King of the Alders" which is a literal translation of ''[[wikipedia:Erlking|Erlkönig]]'' - a mythical king of the fairies from the German and Scandinavian folklore. He is the main protagonist of [[wikipedia:Johann Wolfgang von Goethe|Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's]] 1782 [[wikipedia:Der Erlkönig|poem of the same name]].
 
* Another reference to classical literature may be Auberon's sobriquet "King of the Alders" which is a literal translation of ''[[wikipedia:Erlking|Erlkönig]]'' - a mythical king of the fairies from the German and Scandinavian folklore. He is the main protagonist of [[wikipedia:Johann Wolfgang von Goethe|Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's]] 1782 [[wikipedia:Der Erlkönig|poem of the same name]].
   
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Auberon Muircetach, King of the Alders, was the king of the Aen Elle elves, an Aen Saevherne and ruler of Tir ná Lia. He was determined to "take back" what had been stolen from the Aen Elle by Cregennan when he took Lara Dorren. To do this, he had Ciri, a descendent of the two lovers, brought to him and groomed to produce an heir. He was not brutal, but nor would he be dissuaded from his goal.

He died before he was able to impregnate Ciri; killed, possibly unwittingly, though likely not, from an overdose of an aphrodisiac or performance enhancer at the age of over 650 years supplied by Eredin Bréacc Glas, who viewed himself as a more suitable ruler. Template:Toccenter

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

The King of the Alders Auberon Muircetach is appearing only in dream summoned by Corinne showing moments shortly before his death. This vision is used to convince Ge'els to betray Eredin.

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Auberon Muircetach, also known as King of the Alders, was ruler of the far-off land of Tir ná Lia - the world which is home to Avallac'h and the Wild Hunt. He died after being poisoned by Eredin Bréacc Glas, who then declared himself king. At the time of his death Auberon had been exhausted and embittered by over six hundred and fifty years of living.

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