A former huntsman, the bastard son of Duke Borric, the current Duke of Crydee
Martin conDoin, also know as Martin Longbow, is the illegitimate son of Borric conDoin and a serving girl, Margaret of Yabon. He has two brothers, Lyam conDoin and Arutha conDoin. Martin is best known as Duke Borric’s Huntmaster and Forester, although he later rose to become Duke of Crydee after being acknowledged by his father. Following the Riftwar he married Briana of Armengar, of the line of Alwynne; they had two children: Marcus conDoin and Margaret conDoin.
During the Riftwar, Martin was the Huntmaster and unaknowledged son of Duke Borric of Crydee. He acted as a scout and messanger to Elvandar for his brother Arutha during the Riftwar engagements at Crydee. When Arutha travels to Krondor to get aid Martin accompanies him. Despite their lack of success, they do manage to rescue the Princess Anita. After the end of the war he travels with his brothers to the coronation during which he faces a decision to be King or step down in favor of the named successor, his brother Lyam. He refuses the crown and is later made Duke of Crydee by Lyam. Martin, Lyam and Arutha travel the eastern Duchies of the Kingdom and the Eastern Kingdoms. He is present during Arutha and Anita’s wedding when Anita is seriously wounded. He is one of Arutha’s companions on his quest to find the cure for Anita. After they return successfully he returns to Crydee. A year later, when Arutha fakes his death, Martin accompanies him to the Northlands in his quest to kill the moredhel chieftain Murmandamus. In Armengar, he meets his future wife Briana. He is sent to get help from the dwarves at Stone Mountain for Armengar and later joins the rest of the Arutha at Sethanon. He returns with Briana to Crydee.