Coral a princess from a nearby shadow called Begma, a result of Oberon's secret short liaison with the wife of a Begman diplomat. Although Coral is Merlin's willing lover, she is actually married to Rinaldo as part of a treaty between royal families. After walking the Pattern, she was the first known person to let the Pattern transport her where it wanted hinting at sentience. Coral was injured when the forces of the Pattern and the Logrus coverged inside of Castle Amber. Dworkin operated on her and placed the Jewel of Judgement in her eye.