Egmund is one of the sons of king Belohun of Kerack and a half-brother of Belohun's successor, Viraxas. He is described as having hair as black as a crow, in stark contrast to his brother Xander during Season of Storms. He had plans to become next king with help of his armed men Ropp, Samsa, Richter and Tverdoruk but eventually, after fathers death, he was exiled south of Northern Kingdoms.