- He was orphaned when he was 2.
- He was adopted by Davos when he was 11.
- He joined the military with his two best friends, Robb and Theon, when they were 17.
- He was wounded in battle and was dragged to safety by Theon.
- He has one bother, Gendry, and a sister, Shireen, also adopted by Davos.
- He received an honorable discharge.
- His rank was Lieutenant Colonel.
- He was in the military for 6 years before he was wounded.
- He is the godfather to Little Sam.