Hoster Blackwood

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Hoster Blackwood
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Alias Hos[1]
Allegiance House Blackwood
Culture Rivermen
Born In 283 AC or 284 AC[2]
Book(s) A Dance with Dragons (appears)

Hoster Blackwood, called Hos by family and friends, is the third son of Lord Tytos Blackwood of Raventree Hall.[1]

Appearance and Character

Hoster is a bookish boy, tall and gangly, gawky with a cowlick. He is almost seven feet of legs, shins and elbows.[1]

Recent Events

A Dance with Dragons

After Ser Jaime Lannister negotiates the end of the siege of Raventree with Lord Tytos, Hoster is sent with Jaime as a hostage to ensure his father's good behavior and continued allegiance to the Iron Throne. Hoster tells Jaime about Blackwood Vale and the feud between the Blackwoods and the Brackens.[1]

Quotes by Hoster

Past a certain point, all the dates grow hazy and confused, and the clarity of history becomes the fog of legend.[1]

—Hoster to Jaime Lannister

Quotes about Hoster

A weakling, this one. Water for blood. Never mind how tall he is, any one of my girls could snap him like a rotten twig.[1]

Tyrion would like this one. They could talk from dusk to dawn, arguing about books.[1]

— thoughts of Jaime Lannister

Family

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tytos
 
Unknown
wife
 
Son
 
Son
 
Daughter
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brynden
 
Lucas
 
Hoster
 
Edmund
 
Alyn
 
Bethany
 
Robert


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 48, Jaime I.
  2. See the Hoster Blackwood calculation.