Threnody is a female crossbreed from Castle Roogna then the West Stockade in Xanth. Her talent is demonstriation. She was first introduced in Crewel Lye: A Caustic Yarn as a major character.
Threnody was delivered in 658. She is the daughter of Metria and Gromden, sister of Ted and Chaos, wife of Yin-Yang and Jordan, mother of an unnamed human child, and an ancestor of Jody. She was 23 years old when she became a ghost in 681 and began aging again when she was reanimated in 1074. She is 66 years old.
Threnody has lustrous black hair and dark eyes. She caused Jordan's death by telling him a cruel lie. She became a ghost named Renee after her suicide in Castle Roogna.
Novels: Crewel Lye: A Caustic Yarn, Golem in the Gears, Question Quest, Demons Don't Dream, Roc and a Hard Place