Erato is a Muse from the South Village, Castle Roogna, then Mount Parnassus in Xanth. She was first mentioned in Dragon on a Pedestal.
Erato was delivered in 914. She is the daughter of Mnem and Ebnez and sister of Calliope, Euterpe, Melpomene, Terpsichore, Polyhymnia, Urania, Thalia, and Clio. She was 23 years old when she moved to Mount Parnassus and became the Muse of Love Poetry in 937 and stopped aging. She is 23 years old.
Erato and her sisters were sent to Castle Roogna in 917 by her father to protect them from the Twelfth Wave.
Novels: Dragon on a Pedestal, Isle of View, Currant Events