|In 130 AC, Tumbleton
Garibald wore dented plate and mail.
During the First Battle of Tumbleton, Garibald commanded six thousand blacks who faced the army of Lord Ormund Hightower. Garibald's men were forced to retreat after a rain of arrows and a cavalry charge, however. When the Two Betrayers began attacking the blacks, Garibald was struck by a crossbow bolt and then burned by the dragonflame of Tessarion.
Criston: If I strike my banners, do you promise us our lives?
Garibald: I made my promise to the dead. I told them I would built a sept for them out of traitors' bones. I don't have near enough bones yet, so ...—Criston Cole and Garibald