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Luke McEwan as Rast in Game of Thrones

Alias Rat
Allegiance Night's Watch
Died In +/- 299 ACCastle Black

Played by Luke McEwan
TV series Season 1 | Season 3 | Season 4

Rast is a recruit of the Night's Watch. Ser Alliser Thorne refers to him as Rat.[1] In the television adaptation Game of Thrones he is played by Luke McEwan.[2]


Rast was sentenced to the Wall for being a rapist.[1]

Recent Events

A Game of Thrones

Rast is one the three boys who are ordered by Ser Alliser Thorne to fight Jon Snow when Jon takes the side of Samwell Tarly during training. Jon defeats them with the help of Pyp and Grenn.[1] When Jon asks his fellow recruits to refrain from fighting Sam, all agree except Rast. The next night the boys go to Rast's cell and Jon's direwolf, Ghost, nips at Rast's throat with his fangs. The next day Rast claims he cut himself shaving, but he refuses to harm Sam.[1]

A Storm of Swords

Still in training,[3] Rast is among the men that Bowen Marsh leaves behind to defend Castle Black. He dies when a Thenn shoves a spear into him.[4]


You girls do as you please, but if Thorne sends me against Lady Piggy, I'm going to slice me off a rasher of bacon.[1]

—Rast to his fellow recruits