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Hotho Harlaw of Tower of Glimmering

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General Information

Hotho Harlaw, called “Humpback”, is a cousin of Lord Rodrik Harlaw. He is covetuous of Ten Towers. The Tower of Glimmering stands on a crag on the western coast of Harlaw.


After attempting to marry his daughter to Victarion, Hotho’s fortunes changed when his cousin Ser Harras Harlaw was made Lord of Greyshield, as he believes it now leaves him as Lord Rodrik’s heir.