Kariny is the mother of Karigan G'ladheon]. She died when Karigan was young. Stevic G'ladheon, her husband, unknowingly scheduled her to lead a wagon train to an area that was rife with fever. She was pregnant at the time. Karigan resembles her very much. She has rich brown hair and a high forehead. Her family hails from Black Island; nothing is known about them. Stevic gave her a throth ring twenty-five years before the start of Green Rider which was later worn by Karigan.