Kauss (マルダース, Marudāsu) is a background character mentioned in Suikoden V. He was the husband of Shahrewar and the father of Haswar.
Mardas was the husband of Shahrewar, Crown Princess of Falena and the father of Haswar. He was a member of the Godwin Faction and was a cousin of Marscal Godwin.
He would be assassinated by Nether Gate in SY 438, during the Royal Family Succession Conflict.
- Gensosuikoden Kiwami Encyclopedia, page 669