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==History==
 
==History==
Cleon was once a slave owned by [[Grazdan mo Ullhor]], where he worked as a butcher. It was said he could cut up a pig faster than any other man in [[Astapor]].{{Ref|ASOS|71}}
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Cleon was once a slave owned by [[Grazdan mo Ullhor]], where he worked as a butcher. It was said he could cut up a pig faster than any other man in [[Astapor]].{{Ref|aSoS|71}}
  
 
==Recent Events==
 
==Recent Events==
===A Storm of Swords===
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===''A Storm of Swords''===
 
After [[Daenerys Targaryen]] conquers the city of [[Astapor]], she installs a council of three men to rule after her departure. Cleon stirs up the people of Astapor, claiming that the council is attempting to reinstall the deposed [[Good Masters]]. With the backing of the people, Cleon executes the council members and installs himself as king.
 
After [[Daenerys Targaryen]] conquers the city of [[Astapor]], she installs a council of three men to rule after her departure. Cleon stirs up the people of Astapor, claiming that the council is attempting to reinstall the deposed [[Good Masters]]. With the backing of the people, Cleon executes the council members and installs himself as king.
  
Cleon then sends a messenger ([[Ghael|Lord Ghael]]) to Daenerys in [[Meereen]], offering a pact between Meereen and Astapor to attack [[Yunkai]] and to seal it, he would put aside his wives and wed her.{{Ref|ASOS|71}}
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Cleon then sends a messenger ([[Ghael|Lord Ghael]]) to Daenerys in [[Meereen]], offering a pact between Meereen and Astapor to attack [[Yunkai]] and to seal it, he would put aside his wives and wed her.{{Ref|aSoS|71}}
  
===A Dance with Dragons===
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===''A Dance with Dragons''===
 
Cleon was defeated at a battle at the Horns of Hazzat. He was forced to flee back to Astapor, with his new [[Unsullied]] following him in retreat. {{Ref|aDwD|16}}
 
Cleon was defeated at a battle at the Horns of Hazzat. He was forced to flee back to Astapor, with his new [[Unsullied]] following him in retreat. {{Ref|aDwD|16}}
  
Cleon is slain by his own men when he commands them to march out and attack the [[Yunkai'i]]. He is succeeded by a string of unsuccessful rulers, including a man calling himself [[Cleon the Second]], his concubine, called [[Queen Whore]], and Cleon the Second's killer, called [[King Cutthroat]].{{Ref|ADWD|23}} When the [[Yunkai'i]] attack [[Astapor]] during the [[Siege of Astapor]], Cleon's body is disinterred and clad in armor after the [[Graces|Green Grace]] of Astapor sees a vision that he would deliver them from the Yunkai'i. The corpse is then strapped onto a horse to lead the remnants of his new, subpar [[Unsullied]] into battle. Every man in the sortie was killed.{{Ref|ADWD|30|pages 398-402}}
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Cleon is slain by his own men when he commands them to march out and attack the [[Yunkai'i]]. He is succeeded by a string of unsuccessful rulers, including a man calling himself [[Cleon the Second]], his concubine, called [[Queen Whore]], and Cleon the Second's killer, called [[King Cutthroat]].{{Ref|aDwD|23}} When the [[Yunkai'i]] attack [[Astapor]] during the [[Siege of Astapor]], Cleon's body is disinterred and clad in armor after the [[Graces|Green Grace]] of Astapor sees a vision that he would deliver them from the Yunkai'i. The corpse is then strapped onto a horse to lead the remnants of his new, subpar [[Unsullied]] into battle. Every man in the sortie was killed.{{Ref|aDwD|30|pages 398-402}}
  
 
==References and Notes==
 
==References and Notes==

Revision as of 12:20, 26 May 2013

Cleon
Alias Cleon the Great
The Butcher King
King Cleaver
Title King Cleon of Astapor
Culture Astapori
Died In 300 AL, at Astapor
Book(s) A Storm of Swords (Mentioned)
A Dance with Dragons (Mentioned)

King Cleon of Astapor, also known as Cleon the Great and The Butcher King, is the current ruler of Astapor. He has three daughters by his first wife and two of his newer wives are with child.[1]

History

Cleon was once a slave owned by Grazdan mo Ullhor, where he worked as a butcher. It was said he could cut up a pig faster than any other man in Astapor.[1]

Recent Events

A Storm of Swords

After Daenerys Targaryen conquers the city of Astapor, she installs a council of three men to rule after her departure. Cleon stirs up the people of Astapor, claiming that the council is attempting to reinstall the deposed Good Masters. With the backing of the people, Cleon executes the council members and installs himself as king.

Cleon then sends a messenger (Lord Ghael) to Daenerys in Meereen, offering a pact between Meereen and Astapor to attack Yunkai and to seal it, he would put aside his wives and wed her.[1]

A Dance with Dragons

Cleon was defeated at a battle at the Horns of Hazzat. He was forced to flee back to Astapor, with his new Unsullied following him in retreat. [2]

Cleon is slain by his own men when he commands them to march out and attack the Yunkai'i. He is succeeded by a string of unsuccessful rulers, including a man calling himself Cleon the Second, his concubine, called Queen Whore, and Cleon the Second's killer, called King Cutthroat.[3] When the Yunkai'i attack Astapor during the Siege of Astapor, Cleon's body is disinterred and clad in armor after the Green Grace of Astapor sees a vision that he would deliver them from the Yunkai'i. The corpse is then strapped onto a horse to lead the remnants of his new, subpar Unsullied into battle. Every man in the sortie was killed.[4]

References and Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 A Storm of Swords, Chapter 71, Daenerys VI.
  2. A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 16, Daenerys III.
  3. A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 23, Daenerys IV.
  4. A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 30, Daenerys V, pages 398-402.