Garin (orphan)

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Alias Garin of the Orphans[1]
Allegiance House Martell
Race Rhoynar
Culture Dornish, Orphans of the Greenblood
Born Dorne[2]

Garin is an orphan of the Greenblood. He is named after Prince Garin the Great, a famous leader of the Rhoynar.[1]

Appearance and Character

Garin is loose-limbed and swarthy, with a long nose and a jade stud in one of his ears. He has a golden tooth.[1] He has at least one cousin who live among the orphans of the Greenblood.[1]


Garin was the milk-brother of Princess Arianne Martell, as his mother was Arianne's wet nurse, and has been a close friend and companion to her since their early childhood.[1][3] When Prince Oberyn Martell brought his niece Arianne, and his daughters Tyene and Sarella Sand to Shandystone, Garin accompanied them. At some point, Arianne broke one of Garin's teeth; She gave him a golden tooth to replace it.[1]

Recent Events

A Feast for Crows

Garin joins the plot of Princess Arianne Martell to crown Princess Myrcella Baratheon as the Queen of the Seven Kingdoms. While traveling to their destination, they are intercepted by Areo Hotah, the captain of guard to Prince Doran Martell. Garin is arrested, along with most of his co-conspirators.[1] After his capture, he is sent to Ghaston Grey to await his sentence by Prince Doran. As punishment for committing treason, he is to spend the next two years in Tyrosh, while Prince Doran demands hostages and coin from the other orphans of the Greenblood.[3]