Game of Thrones sadly aired its eighth and final season earlier this year. However, fans haven’t stopped talking about some of the show’s memorable cast. But what happened to The Waif, played by actress Faye Marsay?
The Waif was an assistant of the Faceless Men, a guild of assassins, serving in the House of Black and White in Braavos.
When she first meets Arya Stark (Maisie Williams), she takes an instant disliking to her.
So when Ayra says she is “no one”, a skill only achieved by the Faceless Men after years of training, Marsay’s character beats her with a cane.
Faceless Men member Jaqen H'ghar (Tom Wlaschiha) gets The Waif to train Arya but this means plenty of beatings with sticks and abuse from her.
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The Waif in Game of Thrones. (Image: HBO)
The Waif and Arya Stark. (Image: HBO)
Having failed her assignment of killing The Thin Man (Oengus MacNamara) though, Jagen punishes Arya by making her blind.
She is reduced to begging on the streets of Braavos with The Waif continually to “train” with her, regularly beating Arya with sticks.
Gradually though, her skills start to improve and when Jagen