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| Title= [[File:Night'sWatchicon.jpg|40px|left|link=Night's Watch]] Karl [[File:Night'sWatchicon.jpg|40px|right|link=Night's Watch]]
 
| Title= [[File:Night'sWatchicon.jpg|40px|left|link=Night's Watch]] Karl [[File:Night'sWatchicon.jpg|40px|right|link=Night's Watch]]
 
| Image= Burn Gorman Night's Watch.png
 
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| Season= [[Season 3|3]], [[Season 4|4]]
 
| First="[[Walk of Punishment]]"
 
| First="[[Walk of Punishment]]"
 
| Last="[[And Now His Watch is Ended]]"
 
| Last="[[And Now His Watch is Ended]]"
 
| Appearances= 2 episodes ([[#Appearances|see below]])
 
| Appearances= 2 episodes ([[#Appearances|see below]])
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| Status= [[:Category:Status: Alive|Alive]]
 
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| Allegiance= The [[Night's Watch]]<br>The [[Betrayers]]
 
| Allegiance= The [[Night's Watch]]<br>The [[Betrayers]]
 
| Actor= [[Burn Gorman]]
 
| Actor= [[Burn Gorman]]
 
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{{Quote|There are no laws beyond the Wall.|Karl to [[Jeor Mormont]]|And Now His Watch is Ended}}
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{{Quote|There are no laws beyond the Wall!|Karl defies Jeor Mormont|And Now His Watch is Ended}}
'''Karl''' is a character in the [[Season 3|third season]]. He is played by guest star [[Burn Gorman]] and debuts in "[[Walk of Punishment]]." He is a brother of the [[Night's Watch]] who has gone north of [[the Wall]] on [[Lord Commander]] [[Jeor Mormont]]'s [[Great Ranging]].
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'''Karl''' is a character in the [[Season 3|third]] and [[Season 4|fourth]] season. He is played by guest star [[Burn Gorman]] and debuts in "[[Walk of Punishment]]." He is a brother of the [[Night's Watch]] who has gone north of [[the Wall]] on [[Lord Commander]] [[Jeor Mormont]]'s [[Great Ranging]].
   
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
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When the Watch arrive at [[Craster's Keep]] seeking food and shelter, Karl is openly antagonistic towards [[Craster]], accusing him of giving his pigs better food than them. Along with [[Rast]], he shows an interest in Craster's daughter-wives.<ref>"[[Walk of Punishment]]"</ref>
 
When the Watch arrive at [[Craster's Keep]] seeking food and shelter, Karl is openly antagonistic towards [[Craster]], accusing him of giving his pigs better food than them. Along with [[Rast]], he shows an interest in Craster's daughter-wives.<ref>"[[Walk of Punishment]]"</ref>
   
Following the death and funeral of [[Bannen]], as tensions between Craster and the brothers of the Watch run higher, Karl insults Craster after the wildling demands the Watch to leave his hall and threatens to kill anyone who insults him. Craster charges against Karl but the black brother then kills him, stabbing him in the throat with a dirk. Karl's action triggers a [[Mutiny at Craster's Keep|mutiny]] that causes the death of Lord Commander Mormont.<ref>"[[And Now His Watch is Ended]]"</ref>
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Following the death and funeral of [[Bannen]], as tensions between Craster and the brothers of the Watch run higher, Karl insults Craster - calling him "a daughter fucking wildling bastard" - after the wildling demands the Watch to leave his hall and threatens to kill anyone who insults him. Craster charges against Karl but the black brother then kills him, stabbing him in the throat with a dirk. Karl's action triggers a [[Mutiny at Craster's Keep|mutiny]] that causes the death of Lord Commander Mormont and fight among the black brothers.<ref>"[[And Now His Watch is Ended]]"</ref>
   
 
== Appearances ==
 
== Appearances ==
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==In the books==
 
==In the books==
   
In the ''[[A Song of Ice and Fire]]'' novels, Karl, called Clubfoot Karl, is a steward of the Night's Watch. Along with Chett, Lark, Paul, Dirk, Ollo Lophand and others, he had conspired to kill Lord Commander Mormont, Sam and other individuals and desert the Watch, but their plan was interrupted by the sudden snowfall and the subsequent White Walkers' [[Battle of the Fist of the First Men|attack]]. He is among the traitors who committed the [[Mutiny at Craster's Keep]]. However, Dirk and not Karl is the one who kills Craster and takes one of his wives as hostage.
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In the ''[[A Song of Ice and Fire]]'' novels, Karl, called Clubfoot Karl, is a steward of the Night's Watch. Along with Chett, Lark the Sisterman, Paul, Dirk, Ollo Lophand and others, he had conspired to kill Lord Commander Mormont, Sam and other individuals and desert the Watch, but their plan was interrupted by the sudden snowfall and the subsequent White Walkers' [[Battle of the Fist of the First Men|attack]]. He is among the traitors who mutiny against Lord Commander Mormont. However, Dirk - not Karl - is the one who kills Craster and takes one of his wives as hostage. Like the TV version of Karl, Dirk is a ranger.
   
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
* [http://awoiaf.westeros.org/index.php/Karl Karl at A Wiki of Ice and Fire] (MAJOR spoilers from the books)
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* {{AWOIAF}} (MAJOR spoilers from the books)
* [http://awoiaf.westeros.org/index.php/Dirk Dirk at A Wiki of Ice and Fire] (MAJOR spoilers from the books)
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* {{AWOIAF|Dirk}} (MAJOR spoilers from the books)
   
 
==References==
 
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"There are no laws beyond the Wall!"
―Karl defies Jeor Mormont[src]

Karl is a character in the third and fourth season. He is played by guest star Burn Gorman and debuts in "Walk of Punishment." He is a brother of the Night's Watch who has gone north of the Wall on Lord Commander Jeor Mormont's Great Ranging.

BiographyEdit

BackgroundEdit

Karl is a steward of the Night's Watch. He takes part in the Great Ranging.

Season 3Edit

Karl survives the White Walkers' attack on the Fist of the First Men, and regroups with the remaining survivors as the ranging attempts to pull back to the Wall.[1]

When the Watch arrive at Craster's Keep seeking food and shelter, Karl is openly antagonistic towards Craster, accusing him of giving his pigs better food than them. Along with Rast, he shows an interest in Craster's daughter-wives.[2]

Following the death and funeral of Bannen, as tensions between Craster and the brothers of the Watch run higher, Karl insults Craster - calling him "a daughter fucking wildling bastard" - after the wildling demands the Watch to leave his hall and threatens to kill anyone who insults him. Craster charges against Karl but the black brother then kills him, stabbing him in the throat with a dirk. Karl's action triggers a mutiny that causes the death of Lord Commander Mormont and fight among the black brothers.[3]

Appearances Edit

Season Three appearances
Valar Dohaeris Dark Wings, Dark Words Walk of Punishment And Now His Watch is Ended Kissed by Fire
The Climb The Bear and the Maiden Fair Second Sons The Rains of Castamere Mhysa

In the booksEdit

In the A Song of Ice and Fire novels, Karl, called Clubfoot Karl, is a steward of the Night's Watch. Along with Chett, Lark the Sisterman, Paul, Dirk, Ollo Lophand and others, he had conspired to kill Lord Commander Mormont, Sam and other individuals and desert the Watch, but their plan was interrupted by the sudden snowfall and the subsequent White Walkers' attack. He is among the traitors who mutiny against Lord Commander Mormont. However, Dirk - not Karl - is the one who kills Craster and takes one of his wives as hostage. Like the TV version of Karl, Dirk is a ranger.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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