(Roger was, in fact, not dead but under the Sorcerer's Sleep. Warric of Mandash is born. These secret files of George Cooper, Baron of Pirate’s Swoop, are on sale now. Unlike Alanna, Thom also didn't bond with Maude, who first taught him magic, although he was eager to learn new things on this subject. Her parents are Alanna of Pirate's Swoop and Olau, the famed King's Champion of Tortall, and George of Pirate's Swoop, the assistant spymaster. He shocked the convent's administration, headed by Master Si-cham, when he passed the tests for Mastery at the age of eighteen, when most Masters don't even apply before they're thirty. On All Hallows' Eve, he channeled all of his and Alanna's joint Gifts and raised Roger. Thom of Pirate’s Swoop is born. He had a twin sister, Alanna. When he was six years old he met Veralidaine Sarrasri, a thirteen year old girl who had wild magic and the ability to talk to animals. Therefore Thom didn't have an intimate relationship with his father. The spell left the two magically tied, a bond that manifested when their Gifts changed from their original colors — orange for Roger and violet for Thom — to a dark red color, probably a result of the two colors combined. Part history, part spy training manual, and entirely fascinating, this beautiful guide makes a perfect gift and is ideal for anyone who loves Alanna, King Jonathan, Queen Thayet, Kel, Neal, Aly, Thom, Daine, Numair, and the unforgettable world of Tortall! Son of Sir Alanna of Olau and Pirate's Swoop and Baron George Cooper of Pirate's Swoop. Thom has always been an ambitious person, desiring to become a sorcerer. Alanna was the only person Thom ever really loved, besides himself. Thom didn't really appreciate her, either, and only listened to Maude because he thought that she had something left to teach him. Iden of Vikison Lake is born. Either because of the spell's toll on him, Roger's manipulations, or for other reasons, Thom's health deteriorated rapidly from that point on, and Roger killed him before the Coronation Day Battle. Their mother died giving birth to the twins. From his perch, he could see the natives below, working in the fields and fishing with spears in the riverbank. She even enters in this kind of tournament. For Worldbuilding, I’ll take pretty much anything. As with Coram and Maude Thom didn't like him. Thom didn't get along too well with George, either. Each king is graced with Thom's amusing commentary. Thom of Pirate's Swoop Thom sat on the edge of a cliff with his feet dangling before him. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Prosper of Tamaran is born. After the loss of his wife, Alan lived a secluded life and occupie… 445. However, at the age of ten the twins were to leave Trebond and because Thom was Lord Alan's only son he was supposed to go to the royal palace to train as a knight, at the same time as Alanna was being sent to the convent in the City of the Gods to learn womanly arts. Fencing. Lord Alan was Thom's father. A little snippet of Alanna's family on the boat ride home from Rajmuat. This may be why Thom was successful, when Emperor Mage reveals that only the Black God and the Graveyard Hag can grant mortals the ability to return the dead to a semblance of life.). Alan of Pirate’s Swoop, the son of Alanna the Lioness, was the only one to follow in her footsteps. ... Alanna's friend, and periodically her lover; ultimately commissioned 'Baron of Pirate's Swoop' by King Jonathan, and (at the end of the last volume) married to Alanna. Lady Marinie died while birthing the twins, even though Marinie and her newborn children had the magical Gift. He felt that the masters, including Si-cham, envied him and his power. Pirates Swoop: Thom's View. He became a Knight of Tortall in 466 HE or later. Thom of Pirate's Swoop (pronounced TOM), born in 443 HE, is the oldest son of George Cooper, Baron of Pirate's Swoop, and Alanna the Lioness, the King's Champion of Tortall. Thom's skills in those fields probably didn't improve much in his further life, because he was content with being a scholar and sorcerer who didn't need to fight well. Master Lord Thom of Trebond (pronounced TOM), born 419 HE, was a noble of Tortall, a remarkably powerful sorcerer, and the older twin brother of Alanna of Trebond. He is the reason why I love Lumiere's human form than his candelabrum form, although it's good, because of that natural light auburn hair which is very similar to Lumiere in the cartoon when most people wore white wigs at … Flyndan. Thom was born in 443 HE while his parents were on a mission.  When Alanna and George Cooper visited him, George commented that Thom was cold and friendless, and that Alanna might have turned out the same if she'd made no friends at the palace. Alianne (Aly) of Pirate’s Swoop is Alanna’s daughter, but her parents have prevented her from becoming a spy from Tortall. Her godsparents are King Jonathan, Queen Thayet, Sir Gareth, … That's what she told me the first time she rode off into battle and I was old enough to understand what it meant. An Archive of Our Own, a project of the Organization for Transformative Works Thom had inherited the red hair of his mother and uncle. He liked being with Prince Roald and Princess Kally more, as it made him feel older than his younger siblings and the other royal children. Quasim. There the Trickster god recruits her to join an uprising of the native population against their conquerors. He also has a much younger sister . Thom didn't like Coram because he "made him feel stupid". What is he like? 444. Thom was also arrogant and self-centered. He didn't like people, in fact the only person he ever loved was his twin sister. NEXT> 8. Who was the snotty standard-bearer who patronized Kel? He only listened to Maude because he thought that she had something left to teach him. This was entrancing to him, Roald, and Kally, and they followed Daine around everywhere she went while she was staying at Pirate's Swoop. Alianne was meant to be a spy. Thom of Pirate's Swoop. Throughout the dinner that was had with the members of their family and friends, Thom talked to two year old Sarralyn Salmalín about stars. Even so, he has a sense of humor. Summary. - Twins Alan and Alianne born. This breaks the usual tradition among noble families in sending the eldest son to become a knight. "It was going to be very difficult for his family to adjust to life without their Aly, and George knew they were going to need him to help them get through this, Alan especially." Through Aly, he has … Si-cham was a Mithran priest resident at the cloisters in the City of the Gods. An Archive of Our Own, a project of the Organization for Transformative Works Thom wants to be the greatest Sorcerer the world has ever seen, and his twin wants to be a knight. Maude taught them how to use their gift. "The one sleeping over there is my youngest sister Alexis" who, was awake now from the noise, "The one next to me is my oldest sister Alianne, Aly, if you prefer, and the red-head, besides me, is my mom, The Lioness, Alanna of Trebond, Pirates Swoop, and Olau." Alanna and George's oldest son, Thom of Pirate's Swoop, is his namesake. Master Lord Thom of Trebond (pronouncedTOM), born 419 HE1, was a noble of Tortall, a remarkably powerful sorcerer, and the older twin brother of Alanna of Trebond. Thom of Trebond: Alanna's twin: a powerful magician, but often arrogant and prideful. Read the books! He did not choose either his mother's or his father's life paths, and did not become a knight or a spy, even though he was the oldest of the Pirate's Swoop children and thus heir. As children, Thom and Alanna were so much alike in face and body shape as to be mistaken for each other, if dressed alike. Does he ever think about his namesake uncle while he studies sorcery? Alanna of Trebond (later Alanna of Pirate's Swoop and Olau) is a ground-breaking female knight. "; April 20, 2009, https://tamorapierce.fandom.com/wiki/Thom_of_Pirate%27s_Swoop?oldid=38134. Maude was the other adult looking after the children, teaching them all the magic she knew. Through Aly, he has two nieces and a nephew, Ulasu, Junim, and Ochobai Crow. Alanna and George's oldest son, Thom of Pirate's Swoop, is his namesake. As a ten year old boy Thom was already an expert in forging his father's handwriting, which enabled him to write new letters for him and "Alan", the name under which Alanna would go in the palace, to take with them when they switched places. Coram was one of the adults looking after Thom and Alanna, teaching them the basics a future warrior needed to know. Owen of Jesslaw is born. His father, George, had to deliver Thom himself. Thom was meant to be a sorcerer. Fellow-conspirator in creating 'Alan', Alanna's alter-ego. Or at least, he thought, hiding it well. He saw his sister, now the spymaster of the Copper Isles, again. Arram Draper flees Carthak; his name is changed to Numair Salmalin. At the end, he even puts the birth dates of himself and his siblings, to which an adult (presumably the tutor) says that ideally they would not be on a list of royalty. He has two siblings, the twins Alan and Alianne of Pirate's Swoop. Teron of Blythdin is born. Alanna described him as being much like their father, always with his books and scrolls. George had a negative impression of Thom when his mother was affected by one of Thom's spells and had to rest several days in bed to restore the strength of her gift. Thank you for becoming a member. She told Me to be Brave She told me to be brave. Although noble-born girls traditionally go to the convent to learn how to be proper noblewomen and wives, Alanna desires to become a knight, a position only given to noble-born boys. His only reaction to Aly's blue hair was that their mother would not like what she saw. Thom of Trebond did something REALLY bad, and never seemed to be blamed for it, though he himself felt the repercussions hard enough. Princess Lianne of Conté is born. Alanna of Pirate's Swoop. When Alanna visited him at age eighteen she commented on his beard and height, suggesting he grew up to be taller than her. Instead, he became enamored with education and his Gift and studied at the royal university under Harailt of Aili, the dean, and Numair Salmalín, his parents' close friend. Thom of Pirate's Swoop (pronounced TOM), born in 443 HE, is the oldest son of George Cooper, Baron of Pirate's Swoop, and Alanna the Lioness, the King's Champion of Tortall. Because of the lack of attention they suffered from their father the twins were all the closer. Their father was more interested in his scrolls and books than in his children, leaving them in the main care of Coram Smythesson and Maude Tanner. Anyways, he looks so cute as Lumiere with loose/tied light auburn/ginger hairstyle! He was approached by Delia of Eldorne, who cajoled or convinced him to try raising Roger of Conté from the dead. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. He grew up closely with the princes and princesses of Tortall and was closest in age to Prince Roald, Princess Kalasin, and Prince Liam. What is the sport that Kel finds she is very good at? Give me … 445 - Sixth year of reign. She finds herself captured by pirates and sold to the Copper Isles. 446 - Seventh year of reign. As a child he was very close to Alanna but resented Coram for teaching both twins to track and hunt, because Coram "made him feel stupid" since Thom wasn't good at tracking or hunting and didn't like any of it. Because of his suspicion of Duke Roger, Thom pretended to fail at his lessons while practicing them alone and in secret at night. Get the best of Sporcle when you Go Orange.This ad-free experience offers more features, more stats, and more fun while also helping to support Sporcle. Even though they were separated for years their bond remained close until Thom's death. Thom of Pirates Swoop prided himself on never being surprised. ! Oh well. The only distinguishing feature of the twins at that time was the length of their hair. P. Pirates Swoop: Thom's View. He was one of the masters supervising Thom's magical education when he was a teenager. He is the twin brother of Alianne of Pirate's Swoop, and younger brother of Thom of Pirate's Swoop. At first Thom refused to accept his former master's help, but eventually he agreed and together they found a cure for him that was supposed to help. The twins decided to switch places, with Alanna disguising herself as a boy to train to be a knight, and Thom to go to the City of the Gods, where he could study sorcery. Lerant. Alanna of Trebond, along with her twin brother Thom, was born in 419 HE as the only daughter of Lady Marinie and Alan of Trebond.