|Died||In 298 AC, Crossroads inn|
|Played by||Susie Kelly|
|TV series||Game of Thrones: Season 1|
Masha Heddle is the innkeeper of the crossroads inn in the riverlands.
In the television adaptation Game of Thrones, Masha is portrayed by Susie Kelly.
Appearance and Character
Masha is a fat and kind middle-aged woman. Her teeth have turned blood-red due to her fondness of chewing sourleaf. She also enjoys honey cakes.
Masha let Septon Meribald sleep beside the hearth when she did not have room for him, and gave him food when he left the inn.
A Game of Thrones
Upon her arrival at the crossroads inn, Catelyn Stark remembers that when she was a child, Masha always had a smile and a sweet cake for the children.
Masha does not want to get involved when Catelyn arrests Tyrion Lannister, so she lets Catelyn take him. When the Lannisters invade the riverlands, Tyrion's father, Lord Tywin Lannister, hangs Masha on a gibbet in the inn's yard as punishment. Tyrion sees her body when he arrives at the inn to meet with his father.
A Storm of Swords
Masha's nephew takes over the inn.
A Feast for Crows
Masha's nephew is killed by an unspecified nobleman. Afterwards, Masha's nieces Willow and Jeyne manage the inn and become associates of the brotherhood without banners.
Masha: Don’t kill him here!
Tyrion: Don't kill him anywhere.—Masha and Tyrion Lannister
- Masha Heddle on the Game of Thrones Wiki.
- ↑ Game of Thrones, Season 1, "Cripples, Bastards, and Broken Things".
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 A Game of Thrones, Chapter 28, Catelyn V.
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 A Feast for Crows, Chapter 37, Brienne VII.
- ↑ A Game of Thrones, Chapter 56, Tyrion VII.
- ↑ A Storm of Swords, Chapter 74, Arya XIII.
- ↑ A Feast for Crows, Chapter 36, Cersei VIII.
- ↑ A Game of Thrones, Chapter 31, Tyrion IV.