in the assassin and the empire Celaena describes Farran has having dark eyes and pale skin, he also liked to wear fine clothes in the color grey.
Farran was a twisted, cunning man who had a reputation for being a sadistic, brutal torturer who relished his work; he was also rumoured to rape his female victims. Not one to pass up an opportunity, Farran had no objection to betraying other to obtain power.
In his free time Farren liked to read books, typically fictional adventure ones.
Farren started as one of Ioan Jaynes spies as an orphan on the street, then ranked up to Jaynes second over the years using his cunning and sadistic abilities.