|“||And then a broad-shouldered, handsome male named Varian.||”|
He is broad-shouldered and handsome. Like many of the High Fae in the Summer Court, he has dark skin and white hair.
Varian greets Rhysand, Feyre and Amren, along with Tarquin and Cresseida, when they visit the Summer Court. He takes an immediate interest into Amren. Excluding Feyre, the group take part in a number of political conversations, including the status of the fish markets of each court. They also discuss the imminent arrival of a war with Hybern. During these discussions, Amren and Varian spend time with each other. They are seen drinking wine and constantly ignoring each other.
Varian, along with the Night Court and Summer Court individuals dined in Tarquin's family dining hall. He was surprised when he saw Feyre with a Summer Court heirloom. After Feyre inquires about the small hut on the edge of the Summer Court, Varian memories are meddled with by Rhysand, to avoid any knowledge that the Night Court and their plans.
After it becomes common knowledge that the Night Court stole the Book of Breathings, Varian sends a necklace of diamonds and rubies to Amren, to soften the declaration of the blood feud from Tarquin. 
|“||Varian was studying Amren as if he was trying to solve a riddle she'd posed to him, and she paid him no heed whatsoever.||”|
Varian becomes extremely interested in Amren when they first meet. Instead of observing Feyre and Rhysand's movements, he chooses to observe and study Amren. At first, Feyre suggests that Varian's fascination with Amren is due to her being a very powerful opponent, however as they spend more time with each other their relationship appears to develop beyond that of simple acquaintances.
Amren shows no sign of disliking the attention that Varian gives her, and instead partly enjoys it. Throughout the events of A Court of Mist and Fury, Amren and Varian both take part in political meetings and during this, they continuously gaze or blatantly ignore each other.
Varian has conflicted feelings whenever he likes Amren or hates her. While, Amren is tempted by a romantic relationship with him, but has made no movements to progress the relationship.
Once it becomes common knowledge that the Night Court stole the Book of Breathings, Tarquin issues a blood feud against the court. However, Varian does not take the matter personally, and to soften the declaration of a blood feud, he sends Amren a necklace of diamonds and rubies.
While visiting the Night Court, Varian and Rhysand take part in a number of political meetings about the upcoming war with Hybern. Though Rhysand likes Cresseida, he partly dislikes Varian. However, he believes that if Varian stayed around Cassian and Azriel, they would become close. 
Rhysand also recognises that Amren is developing a relationship Varian, and thus avoids expressing about his dislike for Varian in front of her.
Both Cresseida and Varian are related. Cresseida is Varian's sister. Their relationship hasn't be developed much in series, however he is shown to be protective when Rhysand acts sarcastic towards her.
- Varian is a Latin name, meaning 'variable'. 
- Varian may appear in future books and he will most likely make an appearance in A Court of Wings and Ruin. During a Facebook Q & A session, Sarah J. Maas mentioned briefly that Amren and Varian must be reunited. 
Notes and referencesEdit
|Amarantha · Amren · Azriel · Cassian · Elain Archeron · Feyre Archeron · King of Hybern · Lucien · Morrigan · Nesta Archeron · Rhysand · Tamlin|
|Minor and supporting characters|
|Alis · Andras · Beron · Bron · Cerridwen · Clare Beddor · Cresseida · Devlon · Eris · Graysen · Feyre's father · Hart · Helion · Ianthe · Isaac Hale · Isaac Hale's wife · Jurian · Kallias · Keir · Mercenary · Miryam · Mortal Queens · Mrs. Laurent · Naga · Nuala · Unnamed Summer Court Faerie · Tarquin · The Bogge · The Bone Carver · The Suriel · Thesan · Tomas Mandray · Varian · Weaver|
|Aunt Ripleigh · Dark Mother · Drakon · Feyre's mother · Ianthe's father · Ianthe's mother · Ianthe's sisters · Miryam's father · Miryam's mother · Mother · Rhysand's father · Rhysand's mother · Rhysand's sister · Nostrus · Queen of the Black Land · Tamlin's mother · Tamlin's father|
|Characters||Tarquin · Varian · Cresseida · Alis · Blue-skinned faerie †|