Risholm Waryn was born the eldest child of Kamryn and Serafina Waryn in the Tion Cluster. Like his father before him, Risholm was born in the isolated village of Bytonwall, a rural community outside Varione. He would later meet Tannis Rossari at the age of 20. He and Tannis were married for 50 years before Risholm's death in Year 10.