Named hours

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Westerosi Common Tongue has the habit of applying traditional names for specific parts of the nighttime.

Known names

Known to exist are:

  • The hour of the bat, apparently some time during deep night to early morning[1]
  • The hour of the eel, coming just after the hour of the bat [2]
  • The hour of ghosts, coming just after the hour of the eel [2]
  • The hour of the owl, coming a few hours after the hour of the bat,[1] still before dawn[3][4]
  • The hour of the wolf,[5][6][7][8] "the blackest part of night"[9], coming after the hour of the owl[10]; not to be confused with the period of a few days, called Hour of the Wolf, immediately after the civil war called the Dance of the Dragons
  • The hour of the nightingale, coming after the hour of the wolf[10]

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