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* WomanInWhite: She wears a gown of white lambswool and lace during her [[spoiler:wedding to Ramsay.]]


* BreakTheCutie: ''Jesus Christ.'' "Broken" doesn't even begin to describe what happens to her.
* BrokenBird: Jesus. First, her [[spoiler:father is killed by the City Watch when they betray Ned]]. Then she is separated from Sansa (her only remaining friend) and disappears. When she finally shows up again, [[spoiler:she's passed off as Arya so she can be married to Ramsay Bolton]], she's been whipped enough to have a scarred back, and has been...[[RapeAsBackstory "trained"]] [[SexSlave to service him by Littlefinger]]. [[RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil Her screams can be heard throughout Winterfell]], and [[spoiler: when Mance and his spearwife strike team enlist Theon's help to rescue her]], she has multiple bite marks covering her breasts, and [[spoiler:[[RapeLeadsToInsanity her comments reveal that not only has Ramsay been quite ruthless in using her]], he's also had her do...[[BestialityIsDepraved other things]].]]

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* BreakTheCutie: ''Jesus Christ.'' BreakTheCutie: "Broken" doesn't even begin to describe what happens to her.
* BrokenBird:
her. Jesus. First, her [[spoiler:father is killed by the City Watch when they betray Ned]]. Then she is separated from Sansa (her only remaining friend) and disappears. When she finally shows up again, [[spoiler:she's passed off as Arya so she can be married to Ramsay Bolton]], she's been whipped enough to have a scarred back, and has been...[[RapeAsBackstory "trained"]] [[SexSlave to service him by Littlefinger]]. [[RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil Her screams can be heard throughout Winterfell]], and [[spoiler: when Mance and his spearwife strike team enlist Theon's help to rescue her]], she has multiple bite marks covering her breasts, and [[spoiler:[[RapeLeadsToInsanity her comments reveal that not only has Ramsay been quite ruthless in using her]], he's also had her do...[[BestialityIsDepraved other things]].]]



* MeaningfulAppearance: She has plain brown eyes. [[spoiler:This is a key tip-off to Theon and several other characters that she is not Arya, who inherited the Starks' GreyEyes]].

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* MeaningfulAppearance: She has plain brown eyes. [[spoiler:This is a key tip-off to Theon and several other characters that she is not Arya, who inherited the Starks' GreyEyes]].grey eyes]].



* RapeAsDrama: Doesn't even begin to cover it.

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* %%%* RapeAsDrama: Doesn't even begin to cover it.



* StockholmSyndrome: Has a classic case of it after [[spoiler: coming into Ramsay's clutches, vowing to be a good wife and give him children so she won't force him to cut off her feet]].
** [[spoiler: She doesn't exhibit any affection or loyalty for Ramsay. Perhaps it would be more accurate to say that she is simply terrified by Ramsay, & is simply trying to protect herself in the only way she knows--by obeying.]]

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* StockholmSyndrome: Has a classic case of it after [[spoiler: coming into Ramsay's clutches, vowing to be a good wife and give him children so she won't force him to cut off her feet]].
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feet]]. However, [[spoiler: She she doesn't exhibit any affection or loyalty for Ramsay. Perhaps it would be more accurate to say that she is simply terrified by Ramsay, & is simply trying to protect herself in the only way she knows--by obeying.]]



* GreyEyes: Inherited from his father. They help add to his serious and older-than-his-years look.


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* MeaningfulAppearance: Inherited grey colored eyes from his father. They help add to his serious and older-than-his-years look.


* ThisIsUnforgivable: If Barbrey Dustin is to be believed, the men loyal to House Hornwood are just biding their time for an opportunity to avenge themselves on Ramsay for their lady's murder.

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* ThisIsUnforgivable: If Barbrey Dustin is to be believed, [[BestServedCold the men loyal to House Hornwood are just biding their time for an opportunity to avenge themselves on Ramsay for their lady's murder.murder]].

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* CourtlyLove: She and Rodrik Cassel get on quite well, with Donella even entertaining the prospect of marrying him. It never goes beyond this due to their different social rankings.


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* GrandmaWhatMassiveHotnessYouHave: She's past childbearing years, but noted as still quite attractive.

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* DoNotGoGentle: Invoked by Roderick at a parley with Criston Cole before the Butcher's Ball; when Cole argued that even though they outnumbered his own forces, many of the northerners would die if battle ensued, Roderick just laughed and told Cole his men would rather die in one last glorious battle than freeze or starve to death with the onset of winter.
-->'''Roderick Dustin''': No better way to die than sword in hand

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* ThisIsUnforgivable: If Barbrey Dustin is to be believed, the men loyal to House Hornwood are just biding their time for an opportunity to avenge themselves on Ramsay for their lady's murder.
-->'''Barbrey Dustin''': Do you imagine the Hornwood men have forgotten the Bastard's last marriage, and how his lady wife was left to starve, chewing her own fingers?


* FragileFlower: After [[TheBusCameBack coming back into the story]]. She cries a lot and is described as looking terrified most of the time. [[BreakTheCutie Not that]] [[RapeAsDrama anyone can]] [[ATasteOfTheLash blame her.]]


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* ProneToTears: After [[TheBusCameBack coming back into the story]]. She cries a lot and is described as looking terrified most of the time. [[BreakTheCutie Not that]] [[RapeAsDrama anyone can]] [[ATasteOfTheLash blame her.]]

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* {{Foil}}: Like Daenerys, she is a noble-born girl entering an arranged marriage to a leader of a BarbarianTribe as part of a deal to take back the lands that belong to her House. But unlike Daenerys, whose marriage was arranged by her brother and Magister Illyrio Mopatis, Alys is marrying Sigorn of her own free will, has no fear of her new husband, and is already making political and diplomatic arrangements with Stannis and the Night's Watch to get Karhold back from her uncle. Arnolf Karstark better be afraid of this winter's lady.


* AlwaysSecondBest: Invoked. He married Barbrey Rysweel after she was rejected as Brandon Stark's betrothed; Brandon dies at King's Landing she ended up losing Willam to the Starks as well, earning them her anger.

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* AlwaysSecondBest: Invoked. He married Barbrey Rysweel Ryswell after she was rejected as Brandon Stark's betrothed; Brandon dies at King's Landing and she ended up losing Willam to the Starks as well, earning them her anger.


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* BetterTheDevilYouKnow: A member of House Locke at the Merman's Court invokes this trope, pointing out that while a cold sadist, Roose Bolton is ''infinitely'' more preferable as Warden of the North to his [[AxCrazy psychopathic]] [[BastardBastard bastard Ramsay]].
-->'''House Locke member''': Roose Bolton's cold and cunning, aye, but [[PragmaticVillainy a man can deal with Roose]]. [[VillainWithGoodPublicity We've all known worse]]. But this bastard son of his...they say he's mad and cruel, [[CompleteMonster a monster]].



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* MeaningfulName/ PunnyName: Horses and light cavalry are their ''thing''. So... the vast majority of them are expected to ride well. Geddit?

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* AnAxeToGrind: Their sigil is a double-headed axe.

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* FragileFlower: After [[TheBusCameBack coming back into the story]]. She cries a lot and is described as looking terrified most of the time. [[BreakTheCutie Not that]] [[RapeAsDrama anyone can]] [[ATasteOfTheLash blame her.]]


* {{Foil}}: She's a spot-on parallel to Jeyne Westerling. They're both young, ordinary girls (pretty but not beautiful, neither highborn nor poor, not super brave, etc) with the same eye color, hair color, and first name. Both are explicitly described as the kind of girl you don't [[spoiler:lose a war or risk your life]] for, and both play a pivotal role in the character arc of a prince who ''does'' go out of his way for them. [[spoiler:Also, both end up as Lady of Winterfell, but Jeyne W. became such by rightfully marrying the heir; Jeyne. P was passed off as an impostor heir. Jeyne W.'s marriage was happy, Jeyne P.'s was horrifically abusive. Finally, Jeyne W.'s role in Robb's arc led to his death, while Jeyne P.'s role in Theon's led to his metaphorical rebirth and redemption.]]

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* {{Foil}}: She's a spot-on parallel to Jeyne Westerling. They're both young, ordinary girls (pretty but not beautiful, neither highborn nor poor, but not that high, not super brave, etc) with the same eye color, hair color, and first name. Both are explicitly described as the kind of girl you don't [[spoiler:lose a war or risk your life]] for, and both play a pivotal role in the character arc of a prince who ''does'' go out of his way for them. [[spoiler:Also, both end up as Lady of Winterfell, but Jeyne W. became such by rightfully marrying the heir; Jeyne. P was passed off as an impostor heir. Jeyne W.'s marriage was happy, Jeyne P.'s was horrifically abusive. Finally, Jeyne W.'s role in Robb's arc led to his death, while Jeyne P.'s role in Theon's led to his metaphorical rebirth and redemption.]]

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* {{Foil}}: She's a spot-on parallel to Jeyne Westerling. They're both young, ordinary girls (pretty but not beautiful, neither highborn nor poor, not super brave, etc) with the same eye color, hair color, and first name. Both are explicitly described as the kind of girl you don't [[spoiler:lose a war or risk your life]] for, and both play a pivotal role in the character arc of a prince who ''does'' go out of his way for them. [[spoiler:Also, both end up as Lady of Winterfell, but Jeyne W. became such by rightfully marrying the heir; Jeyne. P was passed off as an impostor heir. Jeyne W.'s marriage was happy, Jeyne P.'s was horrifically abusive. Finally, Jeyne W.'s role in Robb's arc led to his death, while Jeyne P.'s role in Theon's led to his metaphorical rebirth and redemption.]]


* TheGoldenRule: All of the North, including over the Wall, has this as the cardinal rule from which others derive. The upshot is: stick to the rules and act with honour and others will deal well with you. Break the rules or do something heinous, and those you hurt or disgust ''come after you with a vengence''.

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* TheGoldenRule: All of the North, including over the Wall, has this as the cardinal rule from which others derive. The upshot is: stick to the rules and act with honour honor and others will deal well with you. Break the rules or do something heinous, and those you hurt or disgust ''come after you with a vengence''.vengeance''.




!!Lord Medger Cerwyn, Lord of Cerwyn

Head of House Cerwyn and Lord of Cerwyn.



* FamousAncestor: Lord Robard Cerwyn, who married Aregelle Stark and had issue.

!!Lord Medger Cerwyn, Lord of Cerwyn

Head of House Cerwyn and Lord of Cerwyn.
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!!Lord Halys Hornwood, Lord of the Hornwood

Head of House Hornwood and Lord of the Hornwood.



* FamousAncestor: Hallis Hornwood, known as Mad Hal, who accompanied Cregan Stark in his journey south. He would later found his own sellsword company alongside Timotty Snow called the Wolf Pack.

!!Lord Halys Hornwood, Lord of the Hornwood

Head of House Hornwood and Lord of the Hornwood.
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