[6] He became the leader of an outlaw band protecting smallfolk in the name of the late King Robert I Baratheon. In either 294 AC or 295 AC,[N 1] Beric was betrothed to Lady Allyria Dayne. Martin, this fantasy series chronicles an epic struggle for power set in a vast and violent fantasy kingdom. Beric was the Lord of Blackhaven when he made his Game of Thrones debut. Beric Dondarrion is a gallant knight with great fighting skill. Richard Dormer was born on November 11, 1969 in Portadown, County Armagh, Northern Ireland. Thoros The Red Priest then resurrects him. Beric Dondarrion. This leads to Eddard appointing him leader of an expedition to arrest Ser Gregor Clegane, who has been raiding the riverlands after the capture of Tyrion Lannister. Are you my mother, Thoros?[6]. The survivors of the hundred men he brought with him, now trapped behind enemy lines, form a group called the Brotherhood Without Banners, protecting the smallfolk from the occupying Lannister armies. Note: this article contains spoilers from the latest Game of Thrones episode 'The Long Night'.. [6] Beric later visits the ghost of High Heart to hear her wisdom. HBO. Beric Dondarrion, also known as the lightning lord because of his sigil,[10] is the Lord of Blackhaven and head of House Dondarrion. [5], Merrett Frey goes to Oldstones to ransom Petyr Frey from the brotherhood, but Tom Sevenstrings tells him that Beric is elsewhere. Arya has never seen Beric eat or sleep, though he occasionally drinks wine. However, Beric was unexpectedly resurrected when Thoros performed the last kiss of the Lord of Light at his funeral. 2012 also saw Dormer taking over the role of Lord Beric Dondarrion, known as the "Lightning Lord", the leader of the "Brotherhood Without Banners" for Season 3 of HBO series Game of Thrones. He later makes Edric his squire. In Martin's own words, Beric is a wight reanimated by fire rather than ice. Beric Dondarrion. [22], Beric's group meets smallfolk plagued by the ravage of Lannister forces but does not trouble them, and he attempts to pay for the food they take. [11], Don't get me started on Lord Beric. In A Game of Thrones, Eddard Stark sends him to arrest Gregor Clegane and bring peace to the Riverlands. [5], The lightning lord is everywhere and nowhere, skinny squirrel. The current Lord of Blackhaven is Beric Dondarrion. Beric’s story began with a promise to Ned Stark in season 1, to dying during the fight with The Hound and then getting resurrected, to finally, saving Arya Stark as his final purpose in this episode. I recall the man from tourneys past. [11][27] In order to turn the smallfolk against the brotherhood, Lord Randyll Tarly spreads rumors that the Hound joined Beric's outlaws. [6], Can I dwell on what I scarce remember? In 2016, Dormer reprised his role as Dondarrion in the sixth season of the series and returned for the seventh season, airing in 2017 as well as the eighth and final season, airing in 2019. In the battle that followed Beric is reportedly killed after being impaled with a lance by Ser Gregor. He is ambushed and killed by Lannister forces. First appearing in season 1 to serve Ned Stark when he was hand of the king, Beric Dondarrion died protecting another Stark. On HBO they have a new season 3 character guide video. There were rumors Beric died in Season 1, which at first seem untrue until he battles The Hound with his flaming magic sword. I held a castle on the Marches once, and there was a woman I was pledged to marry, but I could not find that castle today, nor tell you the color of that woman's hair. Beric Dondarrion has a unique history on 'Game of Thrones' and holds a crucial clue about Jon Snow. Not that Beric Dondarrion is like to give me one. Nothing.Thoros: Beric. 7 of 9. 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