|| I have seen war, and death, and madness, but this… The Highlord's grief is… terrible. And contagious. I think it could almost unmake our world.
||– Sere, Blood and Ivory: A Tapestry,|
"Hearts of Woven Shadow"
Gerraint Highlord was Ganth, Greshan and Tieri's father and Highlord of the Kencyrath.
Gerraint's died, as seen in "Hearts of Woven Shadow", was by disentigrating. The majority of the Kencyrath, not knowing that, attribited it to death by grief, as Sheth tells Jame in To Ride a Rathorn.
Like all lords and matriarchs, Gerraint was Shanir with the power to bind Kencyr to him.
- ↑ To Ride a Rathorn, "Chapter XVI: Midsummer's Eve", III — " 'Anyway, there is little more to tell. Hallik killed himself with the White Knife, your grandfather Gerraint died of grief,' "