- "The young witch has suffered great injustice and sorrow at the hands of the blood thirsty tyrrant you know as Vortigern. It is on Arthur and you to heal the wounds of her soul."
- - Kilgarrah talks about Serena
Serena Alwyn is former princess of Escavalon and current ward of Uther Pendragon . Training as physician's apprentice under Gaius ' mentorship, Serena is friends with warlock Merlin and spends her free time studying magic in secret with him.
Serena is the only child of Cairan and Imogen Alwyn; and was loved and respected as princess of Escavalon. Not much is known about Serena's life before coming to Camelot except that she is one of the rare survivors of Escavalon's Fall and that some time before her parents were killed by Vortigern, they had her magic bound.