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==History==
 
==History==
Some claimed him to have been a [[House Bolton|Bolton]], a [[House Magnar|Magnar]], an [[House Umber|Umber]], a [[House Flint of the mountains|Flint]], [[House Norrey|Norrey]] or [[House Woodfoot|Woodfoot]]. The only real information we have on the Night's King comes from one of [[Old Nan|Old Nan's]] stories which [[Bran Stark|Bran]] recalls on reaching the [[Nightfort]], in which she identifies him as a [[House Stark|Stark of Winterfell]] and hints his name too was Bran. He was the thirteenth [[Lord Commander of the Night's Watch]] and a fearless warrior, he fell in love with a woman "with skin as white as the moon and eyes like blue stars...her skin was cold as ice." The description matches that of [[Others]].
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Some claimed him to have been a [[House Bolton|Bolton]], a [[House Magnar|Magnar]], an [[House Umber|Umber]], a [[House Flint of the mountains|Flint]], [[House Norrey|Norrey]] or [[House Woodfoot|Woodfoot]]. The only real information we have on the Night's King comes from one of [[Old Nan|Old Nan's]] stories which [[Bran Stark|Bran]] recalls on reaching the [[Nightfort]], in which she identifies him as a [[House Stark|Stark of Winterfell]] and hints his name too was Bran. He was the thirteenth [[Lord Commander of the Night's Watch]] and a fearless warrior, he fell in love with a woman "with skin as white as the moon and eyes like blue stars...her skin was cold as ice." The description matches that of the [[Others]].
  
Having brought her back to the Nightfort he proclaimed her Queen and there they ruled for thirteen years, before his own brother, the [[King in the North]], and [[Joramun]] of the [[Wildlings]] (Free Folk), the [[King-Beyond-the-Wall]], brought him down. Afterwards it was discovered he had been sacrificing to the [[Others]], presumably by giving up children to become White Walkers as [[Craster]] was later to do and supposedly all records of his name were obliterated.<ref>[[A Storm of Swords]], [[A Storm of Swords-Chapter 56|Chapter 56]], Bran</ref>
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Having brought her back to the Nightfort, he proclaimed her Queen and there they ruled for thirteen years, before his own brother, the [[King in the North]], and [[Joramun]] of the [[Wildlings]] (Free Folk), the [[King-Beyond-the-Wall]], brought him down. Afterwards it was discovered he had been sacrificing to the [[Others]], presumably by giving up children to become White Walkers as [[Craster]] was later to do and supposedly all records of his name were obliterated.<ref>[[A Storm of Swords]], [[A Storm of Swords-Chapter 56|Chapter 56]], Bran</ref>
  
 
==References and Notes==
 
==References and Notes==

Revision as of 19:46, 27 February 2012

Night's King
Alias Night's King
Allegiance initially the Night's Watch
Race First Men
Book(s) A Storm of Swords
A Feast for Crows

The Night's King is a legendary commander of the Night's Watch.

History

Some claimed him to have been a Bolton, a Magnar, an Umber, a Flint, Norrey or Woodfoot. The only real information we have on the Night's King comes from one of Old Nan's stories which Bran recalls on reaching the Nightfort, in which she identifies him as a Stark of Winterfell and hints his name too was Bran. He was the thirteenth Lord Commander of the Night's Watch and a fearless warrior, he fell in love with a woman "with skin as white as the moon and eyes like blue stars...her skin was cold as ice." The description matches that of the Others.

Having brought her back to the Nightfort, he proclaimed her Queen and there they ruled for thirteen years, before his own brother, the King in the North, and Joramun of the Wildlings (Free Folk), the King-Beyond-the-Wall, brought him down. Afterwards it was discovered he had been sacrificing to the Others, presumably by giving up children to become White Walkers as Craster was later to do and supposedly all records of his name were obliterated.[1]

References and Notes