Myles Toyne

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Myles Toyne
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Alias Blackheart[1]
Title Ser[1]
captain-general[1]
Allegiance House Toyne
Golden Company
Died In 296 AC[2]
Book(s) A Dance with Dragons (mentioned)

Ser Myles Toyne, also known as Blackheart, was a captain-general of the Golden Company and an exiled knight of House Toyne.[1]

Appearance and Character

Myles was not dark and handsome like his infamous forebear, Ser Terrence Toyne. Instead, Myles was jug-eared, with a big nose and a crooked jaw.[1]

Myles was known as Blackheart because of the sigil of House Toyne, which was depicted on his shield. He enjoyed the nickname and appreciated having a fearsome reputation, but he was not a cruel man. His good friend Jon Connington considered Myles full of life.[1]

History

Myles secretly plotted with Magister Illyrio Mopatis, Lord Varys, and the exiled Lord Jon Connington to have the Golden Company aid Aegon Targaryen in claiming the Iron Throne.[1] After his death in 296 AC, Myles's skull was dipped in gold and placed upon a company standard. He was succeeded as captain-general by Harry Strickland.[1]

Recent Events

A Dance with Dragons

When Jon Connington arrives at the Golden Company's encampment near Volon Therys, he contemplates the company's golden skulls ringing the captain-general's tent. Myles's skull has a glittering grin.[1]

Quotes by Myles

A captain-general should be feared, by friend and foe alike. If men think me cruel, so much the better.[1]

—Myles to Jon Connington

Quotes about Myles

Soldier to the bone, Toyne was fierce but always fair, a father to his men and always generous to the exile lord Jon Connington.[1]

—thoughts of Jon Connington

References