Cairon in the first film

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

Novel Edit

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

Films Edit

The NeverEnding Story (1984) Edit

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

Physical appearance Edit

Novel Edit

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) Edit

In the first film, Cairon appears as a humanoid.

Trivia Edit

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