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| Character_name         = [[File:City watch.png|50px|right]] '''Blood''' [[File:City watch.png|50px|left]]
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| image_caption = Blood (left) and [[Cheese (the rat-catcher)|Cheese]] (right)<br>Art by Will Owen
 
| image_caption = Blood (left) and [[Cheese (the rat-catcher)|Cheese]] (right)<br>Art by Will Owen
| Alias ="Blood"
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| Place_of_Death = [[Red Keep]], [[King's Landing]]{{Ref|FAB|The Dying of the Dragons - A Son for a Son}}
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| Date_of_Death = {{Date|130}}{{Ref|FAB|The Dying of the Dragons - A Son for a Son}}
| Books = ''[[The Princess and the Queen]]'' (mentioned)
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| Books = ''[[The World of Ice & Fire]]'' (mentioned)<br>''[[The Princess and the Queen]]'' (mentioned)<br>''[[Fire & Blood]]'' (mentioned)
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'''Blood''' is the alias of a butcher who, during the [[Dance of the Dragons]], slew six-year-old Prince [[Jaehaerys Targaryen (son of Aegon II)|Jaehaerys]], King [[Aegon II Targaryen]]'s firstborn son and the heir to the [[Iron Throne]].{{ref|tpatq}} Blood's true name is lost to history.{{ref|tpatq}}  
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'''Blood''' is the alias of a butcher who, during the [[Dance of the Dragons]], slew six-year-old Prince [[Jaehaerys Targaryen (son of Aegon II)|Jaehaerys]], King [[Aegon II Targaryen]]'s firstborn son and the heir to the [[Iron Throne]].{{ref|tpatq}} Blood's true name is lost to history.{{Ref|TPATQ}}
  
 
==Appearance and Character==
 
==Appearance and Character==
 
:''See also: [[:Category:Images of Blood (the butcher)|Images of Blood (the butcher)]]''
 
:''See also: [[:Category:Images of Blood (the butcher)|Images of Blood (the butcher)]]''
Blood was a big, brutal hulking swordsman and most likely a rapist.{{ref|tpatq}}
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Blood was a big, brutal hulking swordsman and most likely a rapist.{{Ref|TPATQ}}
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
Blood was an serjeant in the [[City Watch of King's Landing|City Watch]]. He lost his gold cloak for beating a [[whore]] to death whilst in a drunken rage. He spent time in [[Flea Bottom]]. After the death of Prince [[Lucerys Velaryon]], Blood, along with [[Cheese (the rat-catcher)|Cheese]] was employed by [[Mysaria]], Prince [[Daemon Targaryen]]'s spymaster, to slay one of [[Aegon II Targaryen]]' sons.{{ref|tpatq}}   
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Blood was an serjeant in the [[City Watch of King's Landing|City Watch]]. He lost his gold cloak for beating a [[whore]] to death whilst in a drunken rage. He spent time in [[Flea Bottom]]. After the death of Prince [[Lucerys Velaryon]], Blood, along with [[Cheese (the rat-catcher)|Cheese]] was employed by [[Mysaria]], Prince [[Daemon Targaryen]]'s spymaster, to slay one of [[Aegon II Targaryen]]' sons.{{Ref|TPATQ}}   
  
Once Blood and Cheese confronted Queen [[Helaena Targaryen]] in the [[Tower of the Hand]] they told her to name which son she wanted them to kill.  Helaena offered herself but they refused, stating it had to be a son. Although Helaena eventually named her youngest son [[Maelor Targaryen|Maelor]] (after Cheese threatened that Blood would rape her daughter [[Jaehaera Targaryen|Jaehaera]] if she did not choose one now), they killed [[Jaehaerys Targaryen (son of Aegon II)|Jaehaerys]] instead. It was Blood who slew Jaehaerys, striking the boy's head off with a single blow. After killing Jaehaerys, Blood and Cheese did no further harm to Helaena or her surviving children and fled with the prince's head in hand.{{ref|tpatq}}
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Once Blood and Cheese confronted Queen [[Helaena Targaryen]] in the [[Tower of the Hand]] they told her to name which son she wanted them to kill.  Helaena offered herself but they refused, stating it had to be a son. Although Helaena eventually named her youngest son [[Maelor Targaryen|Maelor]] (after Cheese threatened that Blood would rape her daughter [[Jaehaera Targaryen|Jaehaera]] if she did not choose one now), they killed [[Jaehaerys Targaryen (son of Aegon II)|Jaehaerys]] instead. It was Blood who slew Jaehaerys, striking the boy's head off with a single blow. After killing Jaehaerys, Blood and Cheese did no further harm to Helaena or her surviving children and fled with the prince's head in hand.{{Ref|TPATQ}}
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Blood was seized two days later at the [[Gate of the Gods]]. He was tortured and died on the thirteenth day of torture.{{Ref|FAB|The Dying of the Dragons - A Son for a Son}}
  
 
==Quotes==
 
==Quotes==
{{Quote|It has to be a boy.{{ref|tpatq}}}} - Blood to [[Helaena Targaryen]]
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{{Quote|It has to be a boy.{{Ref|TPATQ}}|Blood to [[Helaena Targaryen]]}}
  
==References and Notes==  
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{{References}}
  
 
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Latest revision as of 17:37, 8 June 2019

City Watch.svg
Blood
City Watch.svg
Blood the butcher.jpg
Blood (left) and Cheese (right)
Art by Will Owen

Alias "Blood"
Title Serjeant
Allegiance City Watch of King's Landing
Blacks
Culture Crownlands
Died In 130 AC[1], at Red Keep, King's Landing[1]
Book(s) The World of Ice & Fire (mentioned)
The Princess and the Queen (mentioned)
Fire & Blood (mentioned)

Blood is the alias of a butcher who, during the Dance of the Dragons, slew six-year-old Prince Jaehaerys, King Aegon II Targaryen's firstborn son and the heir to the Iron Throne.[2] Blood's true name is lost to history.[2]

Appearance and Character

See also: Images of Blood (the butcher)

Blood was a big, brutal hulking swordsman and most likely a rapist.[2]

History

Blood was an serjeant in the City Watch. He lost his gold cloak for beating a whore to death whilst in a drunken rage. He spent time in Flea Bottom. After the death of Prince Lucerys Velaryon, Blood, along with Cheese was employed by Mysaria, Prince Daemon Targaryen's spymaster, to slay one of Aegon II Targaryen' sons.[2]

Once Blood and Cheese confronted Queen Helaena Targaryen in the Tower of the Hand they told her to name which son she wanted them to kill. Helaena offered herself but they refused, stating it had to be a son. Although Helaena eventually named her youngest son Maelor (after Cheese threatened that Blood would rape her daughter Jaehaera if she did not choose one now), they killed Jaehaerys instead. It was Blood who slew Jaehaerys, striking the boy's head off with a single blow. After killing Jaehaerys, Blood and Cheese did no further harm to Helaena or her surviving children and fled with the prince's head in hand.[2]

Blood was seized two days later at the Gate of the Gods. He was tortured and died on the thirteenth day of torture.[1]

Quotes

It has to be a boy.[2]

—Blood to Helaena Targaryen

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Fire & Blood, The Dying of the Dragons - A Son for a Son.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 The Princess and the Queen.