Plague face

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Allegiance Faceless Men
Culture Braavosi
Book A Dance with Dragons (appears)

Plague face is how Arya Stark refers to a secret servant of the Many-Faced God in the House of Black and White in Braavos and a Faceless Man. He has the face of a plague victim.[1]


The man's face bears the marks of plague; his cheeks are covered with weeping sores, his hair has fallen out, and blood drips from a nostril and crusts at his eyes.[1]

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A Dance with Dragons

Plague face comes to the meeting of the eleven priests of the Many-Faced God at the House of Black and White by secret ways, through tunnels and secret passages. He interrogates Arya Stark, who is not afraid of his appearance. He tasks her with assassinating an old man.[1]

Quotes by plague face

Death holds no sweetness in this house. We are not warriors, nor soldiers, nor swaggering bravos puffed up with pride. We do not kill to serve some lord, to fatten our purses, to stroke our vanity. We never give the gift to please ourselves. Nor do we choose the ones we kill. We are but servants of the God of Many Faces.[1]

—Plague face to Arya Stark

Quotes about plague face

Bloody sores held no terror for her. She had been too long in the House of Black and White to be afraid of a false face.[1]

—thoughts of Arya Stark


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 64, The Ugly Little Girl.