Herman is a centaur stallion from Xanth. His talent is summoning will o' the wisps. He was first introduced in A Spell for Chameleon.
Herman was the uncle of Chester. He was killed battling a wiggle swarm in 1042.
Herman was the first to recognize that centaurs had been in Xanth long enough to evolve magic. He was called Herman the Hermit.
Novels: A Spell for Chameleon, The Source of Magic, Centaur Aisle, Vale of the Vole