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|Allegiance||Company of the Cat|
|Book(s)|| A Dance with Dragons (appears)|
The Winds of Winter (mentioned)
Appearance and Character
- See also: Images of Bloodbeard
He is a huge man with a great bush of a beard with fiery red whiskers and long braids. He is described as a savage commander, with a ferocious appetite for slaughter, and no taste for peace. At table he is raucous, and enjoys both wine and women abundantly.
A Dance with Dragons
Bloodbeard is disappointed when peace is declared after Daenerys Targaryen marries Hizdahr zo Loraq, as he was looking forward to sacking Meereen. Daenerys observes Bloodbeard during the festivity in the Great Pyramid hall celebrating peace with the Yunkai.
After Daenerys Targaryen's disappearance on Drogon, Tyrion Lannister, while a slave under Yezzan zo Qaggaz, overhears Bloodbeard recommend they send the hostages Daenerys sent to them back to Meereen via catapult.
Bloodbeard, along with the new commanders of the Yunkai army, present the head of captain Groleo to Hizdahr in retaliation for the death of the Yunkai commander Yurkhaz zo Yunzak, who was trampled by a mob in panic when Drogon attacked the fighting pits.
Quotes about Bloodbeard
– Barristan Selmy, counselling Daenerys Targaryen
– Skahaz mo Kandaq, to Barristan Selmy
Bloodbeard … that one has no taste for peace.
– Barristan Selmy's thoughts
Give me half a reason to dance with you, and we will see who is laughing at the end.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 25, The Windblown.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 50, Daenerys VIII.
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 55, The Queensguard.
- ↑ A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 57, Tyrion XI.
- ↑ 5.0 5.1 A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 59, The Discarded Knight.