Theon Greyjoy

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Character
Name: Theon Greyjoy
Occupation: Ward of Ned Stark, Servant of Ramsay Bolton, adviser to his sister Yara Greyjoy
Title/Rank: Lord of the Iron Islands, Reek
Location: Westeros
Status: Alive
Relationships: Balon Greyjoy (father), Asha Greyjoy (sister, in the books), Yara Greyjoy (sister, in the TV series)
Fandom: Game of Thrones, A Song of Ice and Fire
Other: played by Alfie Allen
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Theon Greyjoy is a fictional character from A Song of Ice and Fire, and is played by Alfie Allen on the HBO television series Game of Thrones.

Theon Greyjoy is mayhaps the most tragic and complex character in ASOIAF[1]

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  • Modern AU: modern setting where he knows or meets other characters from the series
  • High School AU: common because of his relative age
  • Pastfic: concentrating on his childhood and youth at Winterfell
  • Canon Divergence AU: varies, Theon doesn't join his father Balon's side, Theon doesn't attack Winterfell, Theon is rescued
  • Abuse and PTSD: focusing on the abuse he suffered at the hands of Ramsay Bolton and dealing with the aftermath

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Reek

As result of Ramsay's torture and abuse Theon has a new name forced upon him, Reek. Some creators will separate the two personas in fanworks, specifying whether they're focusing on Reek or Theon pre or post Ramsay.

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