Malin was the daughter of a rich merchant in Eastfold Terminal. She had a secret relationship with Oliver Breeland. After her father arranged her marriage, she went to tell Oliver that they could no longer see each other. This made Oliver fly into a rage and nearly cut her in half. The murder was witnessed by Kristoffer and Malin’s friends were aware of the meeting. Malin’s murder plays a major part in the division of the residence of Eastfold Terminal. Firvain Diamond-hawk takes Malin’s dress and plants it among the belongings of a Cartel guard, framing him for the murder and changing the political tide in Eastfold Terminal.