Assassin's Apprentice Characters

Robin Hobb
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Fitz

Fitz is the main character of the story. It is Fitz who narrates the book and who writes the brief historical passages that open each chapter. As a narrator, Fitz is presumably older and reflecting on the events of his life. The bulk of the action is performed by a much younger Fitz, starting at about age six and covering a span of approximately ten years.

Fitz is the bastard son of Prince Chivalry and an unnamed peasant woman. He has been cast out of the family home by his grandfather and dumped at the doorstep of King Shrewd. Fitz does not fit particularly well anywhere. He is no longer wanted by his mother's family and his father cannot recognize that he has an illegitimate heir without jeopardizing both of their lives. Fitz feels some comfort in the stables but he is soon removed from that safety zone...

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