|Died||In 300 AC, beyond the Wall|
|Book||A Dance with Dragons (appears)|
Thistle is a wildling spearwife.
A Dance with Dragons
After Mance Rayder's defeat in the battle beneath the Wall at the hands of Stannis Baratheon, the massed wildling army shatters and scatters, breaking up into little groups. One of these groups contains Thistle and Varamyr Sixskins, who uses the alias Haggon. As riders and others stumble upon their group, news spreads of different wildling leaders gathering survivors from the attack and leads to members of the party leaving until only Thistle and Varamyr are left. Varamyr was injured during the defeat at the Wall and Thistle has taken care of his wound as best as she could. Thistle returns after searching for food, telling Varamyr that wights are close by and that they must go. Varamyr attempts to enter her mind and seize her. Thistle fights it, screaming and tearing at her eyes. This brings the wights down upon them and they kill Thistle, Varamyr having fled her body into his second life in One Eye. Thistle is then resurrected as a wight.