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Sweets - by Pojypojy ©

Culture Ghiscari
Born At Yunkai
Book(s) A Dance with Dragons (Appears)

Sweets is an intersex slave owned by Yezzan zo Qaggaz.


Sweets is described as willowy with purple hair and violet eyes. Sweets dresses in moonstones and myrish lace. She is fluent in four tongues, one of them High Valyrian. Sweets is rather droll and astute - she titters a ghastly titter at Penny’s naïveté as to their fate if Yezzan dies. Sweets is fond of her master Yezzan.

Recent Events

A Dance with Dragons

Along with the rest of Yezzan's special treasures Sweets accompanies her master to the Yunkai encampment outside of Meereen. During the Windblown’s march to Meereen Dick Straw reveals to Quentyn Martell some of the gossip about Yezzan and his passion for grotesques – one of which is that included among his slaves is a hermaphrodite who warmed his bed at night.[1]

Sweets is immediately introduced to Yezzan's new purchases Penny and Tyrion Lannister. She obligingly warns Tyrion to be careful around Nurse. Sweets is loathed by some slaves because she is the masters favourite but she is friendly and candid with Tyrion and Penny.[2] It is Sweets who identifies Ben Plumm to Tyrion before he and Penny are summoned to perform during Yezzan's banquet held in Yurkhaz zo Yunzak's honour.[2]

When Yezzan contracts the pale mare it falls to Sweets, Penny, Tyrion and his other treasures to attend to him. Tyrion thinks to himself that Sweets was right in that Yezzan was not so bad as masters went. When Tyrion tells Penny sardonically that they are all going to die, Sweets gives them a desperate look, and replies that Yezzan must not die. Unlike Penny, Sweets is under no illusions as to their fate if Yezzan dies. She remarks to Penny that favourites sometimes accompany their masters to the grave and serve him in the afterlife. Tyrion think that Sweets should know, as his will be the first throat slit.[3]

When the goat boy hopefully mentions the silver queen, Sweets replies that she is dead, drowned in the Dothraki Sea. When Tyrion informs Sweets that they will see to fetching fresh water for the master, Sweets sounds numb when he replies that that his good of Tyrion, causign Tyrion to realise that Sweets's numbness is caused by more than just the fear of having his throat slit - Sweets had truly been fond of Yezzan.[3] Tyrion and Penny escape before they can learn of the fate of Yezzan's grotesquerie. However once they arrive at the Second Sons camp, in an effort to stop Penny mooning, Tyrion lies to Penny and tells her that Yezzan’s special slaves are all dead from the Pale Mare and that Sweets was the first to go.[4]

The fate of Sweets is unknown.


I’m both, and master loves me best.
- Sweets

His will be the first throat slit.
Tyrion Lannister's thoughts on Sweets's fate if Yezzan dies

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