Merieke Ri Berit was a mysterious figure who lived during the Ice Age in Terisiare on Dominaria.
Little is known about her, save that she was a temptress who used magical powers to ensnare other creatures. Her race is in doubt; she is officially noted as a human, but her art depicts her as an elf.
According to artist Heather Hudson, the card was named La Belle Dame sans Merci ("The Beautiful Woman without Mercy") in development and was inspired by a poem by John Keats
- ↑ See this post.
- ↑ Read the poem here and see here for a deeper explanation.