The Fiery Hand is a group of slave soldiers employed as guards for the red temple of R'hllor in the Free City of Volantis. The Fiery Hand contains a thousand soldiers, never more and never less. Each of these soldiers is a slave of R'hllor. They wear ornate armor over their orange robes, and wield spears with points shaped as writhing flames. As per custom of Volantis, these slaves have flames tattooed across their cheeks.
A Dance with Dragons
Tyrion Lannister and Jorah Mormont see soldiers of the Fiery Hand while watching the red priest Benerro preach at the Temple of the Lord of Light in Volantis.
Five soldiers of the Fiery Hand escort the priest Moqorro aboard the Selaesori Qhoran. Only three of them survive the storm that wrecks the ship. They are brought to the slave auction held outside of Meereen. Tyrion Lannister believes that the flames tattooed upon their faces will ensure some red temple will purchase them from the slavers.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 27, Tyrion VII.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 47, Tyrion X.
- ↑ A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 33, Tyrion VIII.