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Thoros of Myr by Amok©
|Alias|| The Red Wizard|
|Allegiance||Brotherhood Without Banners|
|Book(s)|| A Game of Thrones (Appears)|
A Clash of Kings (Mentioned)
A Storm of Swords (Appears)
A Feast for Crows (Appears)
A Dance with Dragons (Mentioned)
|Played by||Paul Kaye|
|TV series||Season 3|
- See also: Images of Thoros of Myr
Thoros was born in the Free City of Myr, the youngest of eight children and was given to the red priests of R'hllor at a young age. He earned his priesthood but was never overly pious due to his tastes for fighting, drinking and women.
He was sent to King's Landing in hopes he could convert the fire-obsessed King Aerys II, however he was unsuccessful and started to question his own faith. He was present in court when Tywin Lannister presented the corpses of Aegon and Rhaenys to King Robert, clothed in red Lannister cloaks to hide their grotesque deaths; Thoros would never forget Gregor Clegane's unrestrained brutality.
After Robert's Rebellion, he became a frequent drinking companion of King Robert. During the Greyjoy Rebellion, he earned recognition for being the first over the wall at Pyke. He was a frequent tourney mêlée champion, using a sword set aflame with wildfire to spook the other combatants' horses. Three times he defeated Sandor Clegane in the mêlées. At the Tourney for Prince Joffrey's 12th Name Day, he was defeated by Lord Yohn Royce with a common mace after the fire of his sword had guttered out.
A Game of Thrones
He took part in the Tourney of the Hand, unhorsing Lord Beric Dondarrion. After winning the mêlée at the tourney, Thoros joined Beric Dondarrion's party charged by Eddard Stark as Hand to seek out Gregor Clegane and bring him to the king's justice. He is later named among those who must swear fealty to the newly-crowned Joffrey or be adjudged a traitor.
A Storm of Swords
Gregor Clegane ambushed their party, however, and Beric was killed. While performing a traditional burial ritual of his faith, Thoros inadvertently resurrected him. The two men founded an outlaw group they called the Brotherhood Without Banners to protect the smallfolk from soldiers foraging in the Riverlands. As an outlaw, Thoros experienced a spiritual reawakening, and continued to be able to resurrect Beric through means beyond his understanding.
A Feast for Crows
Thoros never took a leadership position in the Brotherhood, and allowed Lady Stoneheart to take control of the group despite his disapproval of her motives. The changes she made in the Brotherhood once again lowered Thoros's spirits and self-confidence.
Quotes by Thoros
|“||Justice. I remember justice. It had a pleasant taste. Justice was what we were about when Beric led us, or so we told ourselves. We were king’s men, knights, and heroes... but some knights are dark and full of terror, my lady. War makes monsters of us all.||”|
Quotes about Thoros
|“||The red wizard. I've heard tell he has strange powers.||”|
References and Notes
This page uses content from the English Wikipedia. The original content was at Brotherhood Without Banners.