Keris Verginix is a fictional character from The Edge Chronicles fantasy novel series by Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell. She is featured in the spin-off book, The Lost Barkscrolls as the main character of the novella "The Slaughterer's Quest".
Keris is the daughter of sky pirate captain, Twig, and slaughterer, Sinew Tatum. She marries Shem Barkwater, son of Cal Barkwater, brother of Tem Barkwater, who was featured in both the Quint and Twig books but was killed by slavers. She is the mother of one of the books' protagonists, Rook Barkwater, who was saved by Varis Lodd.
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