The Circle are assumed to be a group of sorcerers in thrall to Merle.
- "The Circle are up to something...but we don't know what." - Robert
- "When are The Circle not up to something?" - Louise
Very little is known about The Circle as a group, even down to the number of members. All that the Society as a whole know is that they are referred to as 'Merle's pet sorcerers', although this appears to be a derogatory moniker.