Longwind is Windwolf's father and leader of the Wind Clan.
Longwind is married to Flame Heart who is the younger daughter of Ashfall, a member of the royal family. Together they have ten children, including Windwolf. His father was Howling and his grandfather was Quick Blade.
Longwind suceeded Howling as clan leader when Howling was assassinated. All of Howling's surviving sekasha became Longwind's third and fourth Hands.