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'''Bloodbeard''' is the commander of the [[Company of the Cat]]. He is described as a savage commander, with a ferocious appetite for slaughter. He has no taste for peace.  
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'''Bloodbeard''' is the commander of the [[Company of the Cat]].{{Ref|ADWD|25}} His given name is unknown.
==Appearance==
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He is a huge man with a great bush of a beard with fiery red whiskers and long braids. He has massive shoulders.
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==Appearance and Character==
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:''See also: [[:Category:Images of Bloodbeard|Images of Bloodbeard]]''
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He is a huge man with a great bush of a beard with fiery red whiskers and long braids. He is described as a savage commander, with a ferocious appetite for slaughter, and no taste for peace. At table he is raucous, and enjoys both [[wine]] and women abundantly.{{Ref|ADWD|25}}{{Ref|ADWD|50}}
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==History==
 
==History==
Bloodbeard and the [[Tattered Prince]] despise each other.  
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Bloodbeard and the [[Tattered Prince]], commander of the [[Windblown]], despise each other, as the Windblown and the [[Company of the Cat]] have fought on opposing sides in the [[Disputed Lands]] in the recent past.{{Ref|ADWD|25}}{{Ref|ADWD|55}}
  
 
==Recent Events==
 
==Recent Events==
===A Dance with Dragons===
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===''A Dance with Dragons''===
Bloodbeard accepted [[Yunkai]]'s contract and was present at the [[Siege of Astapor]] and later [[Meereen]].  
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Bloodbeard accepts [[Yunkai]]'s contract and is present at the [[Siege of Astapor]] and later [[Meereen]].{{Ref|ADWD|25}}
  
Bloodbeard was disappointed when peace was declared after [[Daenerys Targaryen]] married [[Hizdahr zo Loraq]] as he was looking forward to sacking Meereen. [[Daenerys Targaryen]] observes Bloodbeard during the festivity in [[the Great Pyramid]] hall celebrating peace with the [[Yunkai]].  He makes enough noise for him and a dozen more.  She notes that he had a prodigious appetite for [[wine]] and women, he bellows, belches, farts like a thunderclap, and pinches every serving girl who comes within his reach. From time to time he would pull one down into his lap to squeeze her breasts and fondle her between the legs. {{Ref|aDwD|50}}
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Bloodbeard is disappointed when peace is declared after [[Daenerys Targaryen]] marries [[Hizdahr zo Loraq]], as he was looking forward to sacking Meereen. Daenerys observes Bloodbeard during the festivity in the [[Great Pyramid]] hall celebrating peace with the Yunkai.{{Ref|ADWD|50}}
  
After [[Daenerys Targaryen]]'s disappearance on [[Dragon|Dragonback]], [[Tyrion Lannister]], while a slave under [[Yezzan zo Qaggaz]], overheard Bloodbeard recommend they send the hostages Daenerys sent to them back to [[Meereen]] via catapult.
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After Daenerys Targaryen's disappearance on [[Drogon]], [[Tyrion Lannister]], while a slave under [[Yezzan zo Qaggaz]], overhears Bloodbeard recommend they send the hostages Daenerys sent to them back to Meereen via catapult.{{Ref|ADWD|57}}
  
Bloodbeard along with the new commanders of the [[Yunkai]] army presented the head of captain [[Groleo]] to Hizdahr in retaliation for the death of the Yunkai commander [[Yurkhaz zo Yunzak]], who was trampled by a mob in panic when [[Drogon]] attacked the fighting pits. Ser Barristan is suspicious by Hizdahr's lack of reaction to this, as all three of the Westerosi kings he served under- [[Aerys II Targaryen|Aerys]], [[Robert Baratheon]] and [[Jaehaerys II Targaryen|Jaehaerys]] would have ordered Bloodbeard killed in a heartbeat for such an insult. {{Ref|aDwD|59}}
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Bloodbeard, along with the new commanders of the Yunkai army, present the head of captain [[Groleo]] to Hizdahr in retaliation for the death of the Yunkai commander [[Yurkhaz zo Yunzak]], who was trampled by a mob in panic when Drogon attacked the fighting pits.{{Ref|ADWD|59}}
  
[[Barristan Selmy]] describes Bloodbeard as ruthless and bloodthirsty and wishes to kill him for murdering Groleo.
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==Quotes about Bloodbeard==
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{{Quote|If it please Your Grace, we want no part of him. Your Grace is too young to remember the [[Band of Nine|Ninepenny Kings]], but this Bloodbeard is cut from the same savage cloth. There is no honor in him, only hunger … for gold, for glory, for blood.{{Ref|ADWD|50}}|[[Barristan Selmy]] to [[Daenerys Targaryen]]}}
  
==Quotes about Bloodbeard==
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{{Quote|Bloodbeard … that one has no taste for peace.{{Ref|ADWD|55}}|[[Skahaz mo Kandaq]] to [[Barristan Selmy]]}}
{{Quote|''"There is no honour in him, only hunger … for gold, for glory, for blood"''.}} Ser [[Barristan Selmy]]’s council, on Bloodbeard, to [[Daenerys Targaryen]]
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{{Quote|Give me half a reason to dance with you, and we will see who is laughing at the end.{{Ref|ADWD|59}}|[[Barristan Selmy]]'s thoughts}}
  
==References and Notes==
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Latest revision as of 17:28, 21 May 2019

Bloodbeard
Bloodbeard TheMico.jpg
© Fantasy Flight Games

Title Commander of the Company of the Cat
Allegiance Company of the Cat
Book(s) A Dance with Dragons (appears)
The Winds of Winter (mentioned)

Bloodbeard is the commander of the Company of the Cat.[1] His given name is unknown.

Appearance and Character

See also: Images of Bloodbeard

He is a huge man with a great bush of a beard with fiery red whiskers and long braids. He is described as a savage commander, with a ferocious appetite for slaughter, and no taste for peace. At table he is raucous, and enjoys both wine and women abundantly.[1][2]

History

Bloodbeard and the Tattered Prince, commander of the Windblown, despise each other, as the Windblown and the Company of the Cat have fought on opposing sides in the Disputed Lands in the recent past.[1][3]

Recent Events

A Dance with Dragons

Bloodbeard accepts Yunkai's contract and is present at the Siege of Astapor and later Meereen.[1]

Bloodbeard is disappointed when peace is declared after Daenerys Targaryen marries Hizdahr zo Loraq, as he was looking forward to sacking Meereen. Daenerys observes Bloodbeard during the festivity in the Great Pyramid hall celebrating peace with the Yunkai.[2]

After Daenerys Targaryen's disappearance on Drogon, Tyrion Lannister, while a slave under Yezzan zo Qaggaz, overhears Bloodbeard recommend they send the hostages Daenerys sent to them back to Meereen via catapult.[4]

Bloodbeard, along with the new commanders of the Yunkai army, present the head of captain Groleo to Hizdahr in retaliation for the death of the Yunkai commander Yurkhaz zo Yunzak, who was trampled by a mob in panic when Drogon attacked the fighting pits.[5]

Quotes about Bloodbeard

If it please Your Grace, we want no part of him. Your Grace is too young to remember the Ninepenny Kings, but this Bloodbeard is cut from the same savage cloth. There is no honor in him, only hunger … for gold, for glory, for blood.[2]

Bloodbeard … that one has no taste for peace.[3]

Give me half a reason to dance with you, and we will see who is laughing at the end.[5]

Barristan Selmy's thoughts

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 25, The Windblown.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 50, Daenerys VIII.
  3. 3.0 3.1 A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 55, The Queensguard.
  4. A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 57, Tyrion XI.
  5. 5.0 5.1 A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 59, The Discarded Knight.