The aspect of Regonereth, That-Which-Destroys, was turned toward her, its features obscured with marble carved veil-thin. Lower down, one hand reached out and upward through a fissure in the masonry as though beckoning. Each long, scythe-curved finger was tipped in ivory, honed and gleaming.
Jame's narration, God Stalk,
"Chapter 3: Into the Labyrinth"

Regonereth, That-Which-Destroys, is the Third Face of the Three-Faced God,[1] the Kencyr deity. It is associated with the Ivory Knife. Regonereth has three faces; maiden, lady and hag.

Shanir traitsEdit


  1. Seeker's Mask, "Characters Past and Present" — "That-Which-Destroys, the Third Face of the Three-Faced-God"
  2. Dark of the Moon, "Chapter 3: Old Friends, Old Enemies" — "ah, Jamie, those Shanir with claws have an affinity to That-Which-Destroys, the most terrifying of all our god's aspects."
  3. Honor's Paradox, "Chapter XVI: Tests", V — " 'With those claws, he’s clearly aligned to That-Which-Destroys.' "
  4. Seeker's Mask, "Part I", II — "Berserker Highborn were Shanir with a strong affinity to the Third Face of God, That-Which-Destroys."
  5. To Ride a Rathorn, "Chapter V: A Length of Rope", I — "Another word floated up in her mind: tempter. That was this Randir's power, aligned with the third face of god,"
  6. Seeker's Mask, "Part VI: Mount Alban", IV — " 'There have been… false nemeses… before.' […] 'It's a theory, anyway, […] Especially destructive Shanir have turned up before—spontaneous binders, soul-reapers, maledights—and some of them have done great harm, perhaps because no equally potent creative or curative Shanir were on hand to counter-balance them.' "
  7. Honor's Paradox, "Chapter VII: The Day of Misrule", I — "Damson appeared to be a Shanir linked to That-Which-Destroys, her power an inversion of a healer’s in that it allowed her to hurt without touching,"
the Three Faces of God