Samaranth one of the few remaining dragons in the archipelago of dreams. The dragons are the main sources of power and protect the boundarys between the worlds. "Here There Be Dragons" ,one of the first pieces of text translated from the Geographica is first thought to be a warning, but is actually a reasuring piece of information telling you that the dragons will watch over you during your passage.
Samaranth is one of the oldest dragons with an almost endless ammount of wisdom. He provides travelers with much wisdom and advice during their adventures (as long as they accept his tea invitation). Samaranth in Here There Be Dragons actually finishes the great battle by dropping the Winter King into the endless void at the end of the world.