Jafer Flowers is a background character in the first season. He is played by an unidentified extra and only appears in "The Pointy End." He is a ranger of the Night's Watch and is killed while beyond the Wall. His body is found and returned to Castle Black. Later, his body is burned alongside Othor's after a failed attack on the Lord Commander.
Jon Snow's direwolf, Ghost, finds Jafer Flowers' severed hand in the Haunted Forest. The corpses of Othor and the rest of Jafer Flowers are found beyond the Wall by Samwell Tarly, Jon Snow and a party led by Bowen Marsh. They return the corpses to Castle Black and suggest they be burned, but Lord Commander Jeor Mormont decides to let Maester Aemon examine them first.
At night, the corpses rise as wights. While Othor attacks Lord Commander Mormont, Flowers causes trouble elsewhere before being put down and burned. Both bodies are re-burned the next day, to be sure. Samwell notes that according to a book he found in Aemon's library, the touch of the White Walkers can animate the dead.
|Season One appearances|
|Winter is Coming||The Kingsroad||Lord Snow||Cripples, Bastards and Broken Things||The Wolf and the Lion|
|A Golden Crown||You Win or You Die||The Pointy End||Baelor||Fire and Blood|
In the books
In the A Song of Ice and Fire novels, Jafer Flowers' wight attacked the main castle garrison. He killed five men, among them Ser Jaremy Rykker, before being chopped to pieces by a dozen swords. His name indicates that he was originally born as a bastard in the Reach.
Unlike in the series, when the bodies of Othor and Jafer were brought to Castle Black, both corpses had blue eyes - different from the eye color they had in their lives.
Jafer's severed hand, which was torn by Ghost, continued to twitch and stir long after Jafer was destroyed. Alliser Thorne took it to King's Landing, but it had rotted away while he was waiting for an audience.
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