Chapters 32-42 Summary
Chapter 32: Reek
Reek is taken away by Lord Roose. Ramsay has broken Reek so that he will not be called by his old name. Reek despairs at his present and future although he seems to be able to do nothing about it. Ramsay is angry with his father for taking away Reek. Ramsay says he will cut off another one of Reek's fingers when he returns from his journey. Reek objects and says that it is not his fault that he is being taken away. Ramsay won't hear it.
Roose tells Reek about Reek I. Like the current Reek, the man smelled so bad that even horses shied away from him. Roose says that the man bathed three times a day and even went as far as to drink perfume to mask his odor but it did not work. Roose believes the man smelled of his own rotting soul....