Old Tomm is the POV Character for the Prologue in Valengard1. He is an old man, past eighty, who fought in the Westering Wars against Moras Flynt.
Old Tomm fought against Moras Flynt in the Westering Wars under the command of the lord of Fingerfirth. He had enough of battle, so he came to the Northerlands to seek a peaceful and simple life.
"The war cries of the living are the screams of the dying."— Old Tomm, thinking of the Westering Wars