Seven wanderers

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The seven wanderers are celestial objects visible in the sky over the known world.[1]

Among the Faith of the Seven, the seven wanderers are considered sacred, and each is equated with a god. The red wanderer, for instance, is sacred to the Smith.[1] The seven wanderers are presumably other planets in the same solar system as the known world, given that the word "planet" means "wanderer".[2]

Comets can also be referred to as wanderers.[3]

Recent Events

A Clash of Kings

The Night's Watch consider the red comet a wanderer, calling it Mormont's Torch after Jeor Mormont, Lord Commander of the Night's Watch.[3]

A Storm of Swords

Jon Snow thinks of the seven wanderers while looking at the night sky beyond the Wall with Ygritte.[1]

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Behind the Scenes

The English word "planet" comes from the Greek planḗtēs, meaning wanderer, referring to "wandering stars".[2]