An Old friend of Richard de Marmont, he was with Major Dick in Ginchar when Dick was approached by Zamelean. Tobin was hostile to Zamelean, who he accused of being a wanted criminal. However, Zamelean offered Dick want he wanted more than anything else at the time - a chance at revenge on Parisot de Bracy, the man who tricked him into commiting regicide against Viktor Greymane.
Zamelean accused Tobin of helping Parisot de Bracy escape Dick’s retribution. In a fit of rage, Dick stabbed Tobin in the back, killing him.