Author: Kyria d'Oreyn
She was newly widowed and about to make Shaofan her Sh'botay - the male equivalent of a Sh'boan. She would have ruled for seven years, then died and Shaofan would have chosen a new Sh'boan and would have reigned for seven years himself, so Graendal told Sammael.
She insists that the deaths that happen every seven years to the ruling monarch of Shara are the Will of the Pattern.
(Reference: Lord of Chaos, Chapter 6)