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Archmaester.svg Archmaester
Title Archmaester
Allegiance The Citadel
Book A Feast for Crows (mentioned)

Rigney was an archmaester of the Citadel.[1]

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A Feast for Crows

Lord Rodrik Harlaw recalls the philosophy of Rigney to Asha Greyjoy.[1]


Archmaester Rigney once wrote that history is a wheel, for the nature of man is fundamentally unchanging. What has happened before will perforce happen again, he said.[1]

Behind the Scenes

Rigney is a reference by George R. R. Martin to his friend James Rigney,[2] who wrote The Wheel of Time under the pen name Robert Jordan.[3]