Vital statistics
Title Tanner
Gender Male
Rank Journeyman
Era Eighth Interval
Ninth Pass
Affiliation Tannercraft
First appearance Runner of Pern
Notable appearance Dragonsinger


Ligand was a tanner in the Eighth Interval.


He runs a stall at Fort Hold on behalf of his craft Tannercraft, he is a traveling having to make more than the profit, just for the renting of the stall from the Gather Steward,

He meets Tenna, who is looking for leather for her runner shoes, with the other runners, who are there from other stations for the gather.

Later on , Haligon comes up to Tenna — bringing as a gift an expensive green hide from the Tannercraft that she wanted to make shoes from — and apologies — having also done so at Fort Hold Runner Station

Personality and traits

He made a deal with both Haligon, and in later turns, Menolly, he also defended her from Pona, and the use of his water to clean up Piemur.


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