In the next book, The Curse of the Gloamglozer, Wind Jackal leaves Quint on the floating city of Sanctaphrax,to assist his old friend Linius Pallitax.When Linius dies several months later in the next book, The Winter Knights Quint joins the Knight's Academy to become a Knight academic, chasing storms in search of the precious substance, Stormphrax. At the end of the book, Wind Jackal rejoins Quint and begins a search for the murderer of his family and sworn nemesis, Turbot Smeal. During the book Clash of the Sky Galleons, almost all of Wind Jackal's crewmembers die, until only he, Quint, Tem Barkwater,Maris Pallitax and Spillins remain of the original crew. He tracks Turbot Smeal to an abandoned sky-wreck, where he has a duel with Turbot Smeal, who is in fact his crewmember Thaw Daggerslash. Thaw kills Wind Jackal, then tells Quint that he was killed by Turbot Smeal. Quint does not discover the true events until Thaw reveals them in his last words.