Symon Stripeback

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Symon Stripeback
Title Commander of the Free Brothers

Symon Stripeback is the commander of the Free Brothers, a company of freedmen.[1]


Symon is a former slave of Astapor. He is called Stripeback due to the scars he received by being whipped in the past by his slave masters. He was freed by Daenerys Targaryen.[2]

Recent Events

A Dance with Dragons

Symon is named commander of the newly formed company Free Brothers. He is a member of the ruling council of Meereen and is present at several of its war council meetings.[3]

The Winds of Winter

This information has thus far been released in a sample chapter for The Winds of Winter, and might therefore not be in finalized form. Keep in mind that the content as described below is still subject to change.

Symon and his Free Brothers are posted in front of the Skahazadhan at the north gate of Meereen to defend the city against the Yunkaii forces in the upcoming battle.[4]