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Lord '''Torghen Flint''', known as The Flint, or Old Flint, is clan chief of the [[House Flint of the mountains|first Flints]], a mountain clan in the [[North]]. He's the father of [[Donnel Flint|Donnel]] and [[Artos Flint]], each by a different woman.{{ref|adwd|Appendix}}
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'''Torghen Flint''', known as '''Old Flint''' and '''the Flint''', is clan chief of the [[House Flint of the mountains|First Flints]], one of the [[northern mountain clans]]. He is the father of [[Donnel Flint|Donnel]] and [[Artos Flint]], each by a different woman.{{ref|adwd|Appendix}}
  
==Appearance==
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==Appearance and Character==
He is a stout, gruff man with gnarled, red-knuckled hands as big as hams.
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Torghen is a stout man with gnarled, red-knuckled hands as big as hams. He is half a head shorter than [[Brandon Norrey]] but is twice as heavy.{{ref|ADWD|53}}
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A gruff man,{{ref|ADWD|53}} Torghen believes in the [[old gods]]{{ref|ADWD|49}} and distrusts [[free folk]].{{ref|ADWD|53}}
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Old Flint uses a blackthorn cane and wears fur and iron.{{ref|ADWD|53}}
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==History==
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Torghen hates the [[Weeper]] for slaying three of his ilk and blinding girls.{{ref|ADWD|53}}
  
 
==Recent Events==
 
==Recent Events==
 
===A Dance with Dragons===
 
===A Dance with Dragons===
He gives aid to [[Stannis Baratheon]] when the king marches on the ironborn held [[Deepwood Motte]]. He has his sons march with Stannis on [[Winterfell]] but is too old to go himself.  
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Old Flint gives aid to [[Stannis Baratheon]] when the king marches to the [[northern mountains]] and then defeats [[Asha Greyjoy]] in the [[fight by Deepwood Motte]].{{ref|ADWD|35}} His sons [[Donnel Flint|Donnel]] and [[Artos Flint]] join Stannis's [[march on Winterfell]], but Torghen is too old to go himself.{{ref|ADWD|49}}
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Torghen later journeys to [[Castle Black]] to attend the wedding of [[Alys Karstark]] to [[Sigorn]], the [[Magnar]] of [[Thenn]]. He enjoys the southern [[wine]] at the feast.{{ref|ADWD|49}} Old Flint brings five fighting men and a wet nurse.{{ref|ADWD|49}} Torghen and [[Brandon Norrey]] accompany [[Jon Snow]] to the top of the [[Wall]]; Torghen is wary of Jon's plan to settle [[free folk]] on the [[Gift]].{{ref|ADWD|53}}
  
He later journeys to the [[Wall]] to attend the wedding of [[Alys Karstark]] and [[Sigorn]] the [[Magnar]] of [[Thenn]] and enjoys the southern wine at the feast.
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==Quotes==
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{{quote|You want [[free folk|them]] in the [[Gift]], that's your folly, but see they don't wander off or I'll send you back their heads. Winter is nigh, I want no more mouths to feed.{{ref|ADWD|53}}|Torghen to [[Jon Snow]]}}
  
 
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Revision as of 21:08, 28 August 2018

Torghen Flint
Alias(es) Old Flint[1]
Title(s) The Flint
Allegiance The First Flints
Culture(s) northern mountain clans
Book(s) A Dance with Dragons (appears)

Torghen Flint, known as Old Flint and the Flint, is clan chief of the First Flints, one of the northern mountain clans. He is the father of Donnel and Artos Flint, each by a different woman.[2]

Appearance and Character

Torghen is a stout man with gnarled, red-knuckled hands as big as hams. He is half a head shorter than Brandon Norrey but is twice as heavy.[3]

A gruff man,[3] Torghen believes in the old gods[4] and distrusts free folk.[3]

Old Flint uses a blackthorn cane and wears fur and iron.[3]

History

Torghen hates the Weeper for slaying three of his ilk and blinding girls.[3]

Recent Events

A Dance with Dragons

Old Flint gives aid to Stannis Baratheon when the king marches to the northern mountains and then defeats Asha Greyjoy in the fight by Deepwood Motte.[5] His sons Donnel and Artos Flint join Stannis's march on Winterfell, but Torghen is too old to go himself.[4]

Torghen later journeys to Castle Black to attend the wedding of Alys Karstark to Sigorn, the Magnar of Thenn. He enjoys the southern wine at the feast.[4] Old Flint brings five fighting men and a wet nurse.[4] Torghen and Brandon Norrey accompany Jon Snow to the top of the Wall; Torghen is wary of Jon's plan to settle free folk on the Gift.[3]

Quotes

You want them in the Gift, that's your folly, but see they don't wander off or I'll send you back their heads. Winter is nigh, I want no more mouths to feed.[3]

—Torghen to Jon Snow

References