Just as in the show, she is a heavy drinker and portrays Cersei in the troupe's current performance. My waif was curled up in my kimono, feeding my fan-tailed goldfish. In swoops Arya to steal the spotlight as the head trainee, the cream of the crop, looking on her way to become a Faceless Man in record time. The fact that she had been there longer and was the one directly training Arya most of the time. She clings to her old identity and at least in the books has been trying to become a Faceless Man for many, many years.
The design is clearly that used by the Disfavored, and a stamp near the hilt confirms that it was crafted by the Forge-Bound. Edwin said she should be called Waif, and Waif she was ever after called in that house. While you locate a few scraps of broken iron and shredded leather and find more than a little dry blood, it seems these bodies were thoroughly looted. She glares at you, cheeks reddening, then tells you that she found the weapon in the forest an hour's hike from the road. When he took refuge in the Vatican he must have been clinging to some waif and stray of hope. As such, the term is similar to a or , although the main distinction is volitional: a might live on the streets, but would not properly be called a waif as the departure from one's home was an exercise of free will.
Regardless of if it's right or wrong, it's not hard at all to see where the interpretation came from. You ignore the girl, passing her without so much as a glance. I was saying how long it should take is not given. Just because she has been there longer doesn't mean she is favoured. The polished iron blade in your possession, you continue your journey through the Tiers. She asks if you are interested in a trade: an item she scavenged for the handful of rings she needs to purchase some chickens.
So technically she no longer had Arya Stark's possessions. A few days later you receive a formal missive of appreciation from the Archon of Justice. Deciding you have little time to comb every stretch of woods south of here for the promise of a little more iron, you take the sword and continue on, putting the waif behind you. Literary waifs are frequently depicted with a frail appearance, although such physical aspects are not inherent in the term. Neglected children being uncommonly thin, the word tended toward this sense.
Within the shade of the oaks you find a small squad of corpses, bloated and reeking, stripped to their smallclothes. Ever since Arya showed up at Braavos. With the bodies buried, you make your way back to the road, say your farewell to the waif, and continue on your journey. The Waif was more than delighted when she got the go ahead to kill Arya and Jaqen had to tell her not to let Arya suffer, although it doesn't really seem like the Waif listened to him. For example, model was criticized over her waif-like figure.
You give the girl a thin leather cord heavy with rings in exchange for the weapon. The children in are usually waifs, in between their unsuccessful stints in the care of various relatives. The girl smiles warmly at your approach, though the expression falters slightly when she sees your heraldry. She thanks you profusely, tying the cord about her neck and tucking the rings beneath the neckline of her tunic. There are two men and a woman, each slain by violent trauma, but with heavily scarred bodies that indicate they've all been wounded numerous times prior. I am such a waif and stray everywhere, that I am liable to be drifted where any current may set. She stammers a promise to guide you to where she found the sword.
I have become a rover and a waif, and I feel as lighthearted as a boy. Graven Ashe The Voices of Nerat Tunon No one You draft a straightforward report of the slayings and send it to the Archon of War before continuing on your journey. On a log off the road ahead, you make out a young Tiersman, not quite a woman grown, working at an object in her lap. By then, her spirit was broken. When she overhears that Crane is the only member of the troupe to drink rum, Arya plans on poisoning it.
You draft a straightforward report of the slayings and dispatch it to the Archon of Secrets before continuing on your journey. You take up parchment and quill and decide who to inform about what you found here. In modern adult fantasy writing, it could be argued that Kvothe of 's and was a waif, and the stories include many flashback elements — as they are of Kvothe's life told by Kvothe — to the time when he indeed was a waif. The most common usage of the word is to designate a , forsaken or child, or someone whose appearance is evocative of the same. You blink as she goes, then turn and continue on your way. How do I put it. She constantly questioned Arya's commitment to the Faceless Men, made fun of Arya's life in Winterfell, and then beat Arya up when Arya was blind.