Emmond is to be drowned by Aeron Greyjoy, a Drowned Man who has never lost any of those he drowns. Despite this he fights against the priest, and Rus and Norjen have to hold him down. Afterwards he is accepted in as a member of the Drowned Men. He is present for the news of the death of King Balon Greyjoy. He journeys with the other Drowned Men to Pebbleton, where he is present for Aeron's declaration of a Kingsmoot.