George R.R. Martin is a well-known author of science fiction and fantasy. More information can be found at his official website.
Ser Shadrich is a very short, wiry man with a shock of red hair and a sharp nose.
"I dreamed of the man who came today, the one they call Reek. You and your brother lay dead at his feet, and he was skinning off your faces with a long red blade."
This was fulfilled when Reek killed and skinned the miller's sons to use them as counterfeits for the escape of Bran and Rickon.