Limp was originally a Malazan soldier in the 5th squad,[1] 2nd Company of the Ashok Regiment. He was later incorporated into the 7th Squad, 8th Legion, 9th Company of the Bonehunters under Sergeant Cord.[2]

According to the armourer Tak, Limp gained his nickname after being stamped by a horse during training under Master Sergeant Braven Tooth.[3] He injured his leg multiple times throughout the series.

In House of ChainsEdit

Limp was stationed with the Ashok Regiment under Captain Kindly in Silver Lake on Genabackis. He, Sergeant Cord, and others in their squad were under house arrest for drunkeness when Karsa Orlong attacked their garrison. The mage, Ebron, armed Limp and the other squad members and they were able to capture the rampaging Teblor. During the attack, Karsa managed to shatter the knee of Limp's bad leg with his bloodsword.[4]

In The BonehuntersEdit

True to his name, Limp injured his leg during the Last Siege of Y'Ghatan when it got trapped under a sliding piece of stonework.[5] He was one of the group of soldiers who eventually escaped by tunneling their way out of the city.[6]

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. House of Chains, Dramatis Personae, UK MMPB
  2. Reaper's Gale, Dramatis Personae, UK BCA edition p.xvi
  3. The Bonehunters, Chapter 22, UK MMPB p.1071/1072
  4. House of Chains, Chapter 2, US SFBC p.133-136
  5. The Bonehunters, Chapter 7, UK MMPB p.447
  6. The Bonehunters, Chapter 7, UK MMPB p.447
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