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This Is Dave Goldblatt, A Facebook Employee And The Newest Valyrian In Westeros

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Remember when I told you that you could become a character in Game Of Thrones, replete with your own name, a station in life, and a grisly death?

If you don’t, here’s a quick refresher: To benefit a wolf sanctuary in his home city of Santa Fe, as well as a local Food Depot, series author George R.R. Martin promised to name a character after the first man and the first woman to donate $20,000 to these charities.

Well, a Facebook employee named Dave Goldblatt won. His character will be Valyrian, because “for whatever reason, I thought the Valyrians were cool,” he said.

The female winner has chosen to stay anonymous, perhaps not realizing that eventually her name will appear in the books, and anonymity will not really be an option.

For now, however, all eyes are on Facebook Dave, the Valyrian.

I wonder how he’ll die. Maybe from a Twitter worm?