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Theon Greyjoy

Played by Alfie Allen
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The only surviving son of Lord Balon Greyjoy, Theon was taken away from the Iron Islands as Lord Eddard’s ward against his father’s will, as surety against his attempting any further rebellions. Theon has been treated well by the Starks, for the most part, and is practically like an older brother to Robb in particular. A skilled archer, he’s also arrogant, sly, and a womanizer.

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Season Three

Theon is tortured and questioned in an unknown place by northmen. One young man helps him to escape, only to eventually return him to the same castle he fled. Revealing himself as the head of the men there, the young man further mutilates and tortures him, up to and including gelding Theon. In the end the youth is revealed to be the bastard son of Ramsay Bolton. He renames Theon to “Reek”.

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