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[[Daenerys Targaryen]] recalls stories she has heard of shadowbinders working terrible sorceries at night.{{ref|AGOT|23}}
 
[[Daenerys Targaryen]] recalls stories she has heard of shadowbinders working terrible sorceries at night.{{ref|AGOT|23}}
  
At the [[crossroads inn]] Lord [[Tywin Lannister]] tells his son [[Tyrion Lannister|Tyrion]] that, according to Lord [[Varys]], Lord [[Stannis Baratheon]] is bringing to [[Dragonstone (island)|Dragonstone]] a [[shadowbinder]] from [[Asshai]].{{Ref|agot|69}}
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At the [[crossroads inn]] Lord [[Tywin Lannister]] tells his son [[Tyrion Lannister|Tyrion]] that, according to Lord [[Varys]], Lord [[Stannis Baratheon]] is bringing to [[Dragonstone (island)|Dragonstone]] a shadowbinder from [[Asshai]].{{Ref|agot|69}}
  
 
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Revision as of 22:43, 2 August 2016

A shadowbinder is a practitioner of magic who binds shadows to do their will. They possibly originate from Asshai, as the shadowbinders Melisandre and Quaithe come from the city near the Shadow Lands.

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A Game of Thrones

Daenerys Targaryen recalls stories she has heard of shadowbinders working terrible sorceries at night.[1]

At the crossroads inn Lord Tywin Lannister tells his son Tyrion that, according to Lord Varys, Lord Stannis Baratheon is bringing to Dragonstone a shadowbinder from Asshai.[2]

A Clash of Kings

Stannis Baratheon enlists the aid of the red priestess and shadowbinder Melisandre,[3] who claims that shadows are the servants of light.[4] She gives birth to shadow assassins that kill Renly Baratheon[4] and Cortnay Penrose.[5]

Daenerys meets Quaithe for the first time;[6] the shadowbinder proceeds to give the young queen cryptic information during her journeys.

A Feast for Crows

Pate thinks of Archmaester Marwyn, who studied in Essos with shadowbinders.[7]

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