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Bakkalon, also known as the Pale Child, is a god worshipped in Lys.[1] There is a statue of it in the House of Black and White. The statue is most commonly visited by soldiers.[2]

Tyrion Lannister mentions the Pale Child during the Second Siege of Meereen, as another name for death.[3]


Larra Rogare worshipped the manifold gods of Lys, including Bakkalon.[1]

Recent events

A Feast for Crows

After entering the House of Black and White for the first time, Arya Stark notices the statue of a pale infant with a sword.[4]

Behind the Scenes

Bakkalon is also a god in George R. R. Martin's "The Thousand Worlds" science fiction universe, and is a key figure in his 1975 short story "And Seven Times Never Kill Man!"


  1. 1.0 1.1 Fire & Blood, The Lysene Spring and the End of Regency.
  2. A Feast for Crows, Chapter 22, Arya II.
  3. The Winds of Winter, Chapter , Tyrion II.
  4. A Feast for Crows, Chapter 6, Arya I.