The Old Man of the Wood was a chief lieutenant of the North Wind of Havsgard. He tended the forests of Havsgard, offering up their resources for the building of the region's fleets. As a spirit known for his kindness and wisdom, he was much beloved.
He was sent to a delegation in Myrnium in December of 2480, where an alliance was being arranged between Havsgard, Nalbin, Kutanda and Varantium against the Faloran Republic. The summit was interrupted by Godslayers. Two of them turned into chimeras, one of which the Old Man killed. The other in turn killed the Old Man.