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Golden Tooth, or commonly known as The Tooth, is a stronghold in The Westerlands in Westeros. It is the seat of House Lefford. A noble house sworn to House Lannister of Casterly Rock. It is known for being rich in gold.

Location Edit

It is located near the River Road, in the pass between two mountainous areas, northeast of Casterly Rock and southeast of Riverrun, close to the borders between the Westerlands and the Riverlands.

Although the Golden Tooth is a small castle, it is a strong keep commanding the hill road.

About Edit

The Golden Tooth strategic location guards the one and only passage through the mountains that allows direct travel between the Westerlands and the Riverlands to the east. Hence there is no way to attack the Westerlands form the East without taking The Golden Tooth first.

History Edit

BooksEdit

A Game of Thrnes Edit

Jaime Lannister descended upon the Riverlands, and what became known as the Battle of the Golden Tooth broke out. It marked the beginning of the War of the Five Kings.

A Clash of Kings Edit

Robb Stark's army circumvents the Golden Tooth and the passage it blocks by using a narrow mountain path, found by his Direwolf Greywind. The King in the North leads his army into the Westerlands and attacks Stafford Lannister host, three days ride form Lannisport.

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