He was selected to be Abby's husband by Abby's parents. Though his first appearance to her was this of a grim man. Abby described him as a hardworking man who looked out at life through a great grin. She could depend on him and loved him by the time Jana was born.
He was held captive by the D'Haran troops together with his daughter and father-in-law. They could flee together when the D'Haran troops fled before Zedd, when he was erecting the boundary.
- Debt of Bones (First appearance)