A fat young orphan boy, who sold baked pies with his mother until she died. He’s nicknamed for the cry he used when selling his mother’s pies. Left to fend for himself, he travels North to join the Night’s Watch.
Traveling with Yoren’s company, Hot Pie is one of the few to survive following an attack by Amory Lorch and Lannister reavers. He, Gendry, and Arya are taken as prisoners to Harrenhal, where they are made to labor. When Arya finds a means to escape through the agency of Jaqen H’ghar, she takes Hot Pie and Gendry with her.