Jhiqui

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Jhiqui
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Jhiqui by Amuelia ©

Allegiance Khal Drogo's khalasar
House Targaryen
Culture(s) Dothraki
Born In 284 AC[1], at Dothraki Sea[2]
Book(s) A Game of Thrones (appears)
A Clash of Kings (appears)
A Storm of Swords (appears)
A Feast for Crows (appendix)
A Dance with Dragons (appears)

Played by Sarita Piotrowski
TV series Season 1

Jhiqui is a Dothraki handmaid of Daenerys Targaryen.

Appearance

See also: Images of Jhiqui

She has skin the color of copper, with black hair and almond-shaped eyes.[3] She has wide hips and heavy breasts, and is bigger boned than Irri.[4]

She is of an age with Daenerys Targaryen and Irri.[5]

History

Jhiqui was born to a khal of a khalasar. It was destroyed by Khal Drogo, and she was enslaved.[5]

Recent Events

Irri and Jhiqui by Rae Lavergne©

A Game of Thrones

Jhiqui, Doreah, and Irri are given to Daenerys Targaryen as wedding gifts to serve as her handmaids.[5] She is given to Daenerys to teach her the Dothraki tongue.[3]

Jhiqui remains with Daenerys after the death of Khal Drogo.[6]

A Clash of Kings

After struggling through the red waste, Irri and Jhiqui attempt to convince Daenerys not to stay in Vaes Tolorro, believing it haunted by ghosts.[7]

After Daenerys destroys the House of the Undying, Jhiqui fastens a silver bell in her braid to mark the victory.[8]

A Storm of Swords

Jhiqui is present when Daenerys purchases the Unsullied. Jhiqui and Irri free Rhaegal and Viserion to attack the Astapori slavers when Daenerys has the Unsullied attack their former masters.[9] She later praises Strong Belwas in defeating Oznak zo Pahl and remarks she would braid his hair the Dothraki way if he had any.[10]

A Dance with Dragons

Jhiqui and Irri both develop a crush on Rakharo, who has grown more tall and muscular. They argue over which of them he would prefer.[11]

Jhiqui later accompanies Daenerys to Daznak's Pit as part of the royal procession.[12] She and Irri both depart Meereen as part of the search parties dispatched across the Skahazadhan to locate Daenerys after she disappears on Drogon's back.[13]

Quotes

Sarita Piotrowski as Jhiqui on HBO's adaptation

Daenerys: Have you ever seen a dragon?

Irri: Dragons are gone, Khaleesi.
Jhiqui: Dead. Long and long ago.
Daenerys: Everywhere? Even in the east?
Irri: No dragon. Brave men kill them, for dragon terrible evil beasts. It is known.

Jhiqui: It is known.[5]

Daenerys: I have won no victories.
Jhiqui: You burned the maegi in their house of dust and sent their souls to hell.[8]

Irri: Khaleesi, you must not touch the dead man. It is bad luck to touch the dead.

Jhiqui: Unless you killed them yourself. That is known.

Irri: It is known.[4]

Jhiqui: You are too skinny for him. You are almost a boy. Rakharo does not bed with boys. This is known.
Irri: It is known that you are almost a cow. Rakharo does not bed with cows.[11]

—Jhiqui and Irri, arguing over Rakharo

References