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Cairon in the first film

Cairon is a character in Michael Ende's novel The Neverending Story.

Novel[]

Cairon is a herald of the Childlike Empress, and the in-between bearer of AURYN who passed it to Atreyu.

Films[]

The NeverEnding Story (1984)[]

In the first film, he is portrayed by Moses Gunn.

Physical appearance[]

Novel[]

In the novel, Cairon appears as an elderly black centaur with his lower half with the striped pattern of a zebra.

The NeverEnding Story (1984)[]

In the first film, Cairon appears as a humanoid.

Trivia[]

  • By his name and status of a centaur and physician, Cairon is an allusion to the mythological Greek Chiron.
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