Sansa with Lady - by Veronica V Jones. © Fantasy Flight Games
|Born||In 298 AC, at the North|
|Died||In 298 AC, at the Riverlands|
A Game of Thrones (Appears)|
A Clash of Kings (Mentioned)
A Storm of Swords (Mentioned)
A Feast for Crows (Mentioned)
A Dance with Dragons (Mentioned)
Lady has grey fur and yellow eyes. She is the smallest of the litter.
A Game of Thrones
Lady was discovered by Robb Stark and Jon Snow along with the rest of her litter after her mother was killed by a stag. Lady bonded with Sansa and adopted her mistress's dainty manners and trusting nature. After Nymeria attacked Joffrey Baratheon and was ordered to be killed, but she could not be found. Queen Cersei out of sheer spiteful malice, ordered Lady to be put down instead. In spite of Sansa's protests, Eddard Stark performed the execution himself, as was his custom and to spare Lady pain she might suffer if Ilyn Payne performed the deed. The trusting Lady did not sense Eddard's intention and was killed with a single blow of Ice. Lady was the first of the Stark direwolves to die. Eddard Stark ordered her body to be brought North and be buried in Winterfell. The guards were surprised by the order but Eddard stated:
"The Lannister woman shall never have this skin".
She was buried in the lichyard at Winterfell. When she arrived, Grey Wind, Shaggydog, and Summer all sensed her death and howled mournfully. According to George Martin, loss of her wolf has left Sansa a little adrift. 
- Eddard Stark's thoughts
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