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Game of Thrones: Every Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Thing Ramsay Has Done

Guys. Did you know that Ramsay is a bad guy?

Sadie Gennis

Guys, did you know that Ramsay Bolton (Iwan Rheon) is a bad dude? Like, a really bad dude? In fact, imagine the baddest bad dude you can think of and then multiply it by twelve. Ramsay Bolton is still worse.

Game of Thrones fans know this quite well by now. And yet, the HBO drama continues to do weekly check-ins on Ramsay just to show him committing some new deplorable act.

This relentless parade of Ramsay's evilness is exhausting - and also hard to keep track of. That's exactly why we've compiled this guide to every horrible thing Ramsay has ever done. Because when Ramsay dies - and he will die - you'll be a little less guilty at how happy you feel knowing everything he's done to deserve it.

Iwan Rheon, Game of Thrones Helen Sloan/courtesy of HBO

Kept Theon up all night by blowing a horn: When Roose (Michael McElhatton) sent Ramsay to reclaim Winterfell from Theon (Alfie Allen) in the name of Robb Stark (Richard Madden), Ramsay had a horn blow the entire night just to be a "c--t," as Theon so delicately put it.

Betrayed the Ironborn and flayed them alive: After Theon's men betrayed him, the Ironborn accepted Robb's offer of mercy and traded Theon for their safety. However, Ramsay ignored Robb's orders and flayed the Ironborn alive.

Posed as Theon's savior: After Theon was captured, Ramsay claimed to have been sent by Yara (Gemma Whelan) to save him. He led Theon on a wild escape, but ultimately directed him right back into the torture chamber. To make matters worse, Ramsay then claimed Theon killed all the Bolton men whom Ramsay murdered as part of his ruse.


Flayed Theon alive: Ramsay took great joy in toying with Theon's mind once he was recaptured. Ramsay threatened to remove Theon's pinky finger if he couldn't correctly guess Ramasy's identity and their location. Eventually, Ramsay told Theon he was correct in guessing Ramsay was Torrhen Karstark's brother and that they were in Karhold. However, Ramsay then said Theon never asked if he was a liar and flayed Theon's finger until he begged for Ramsay to cut it off.

Castrated Theon and pretended to eat his penis: Myranda (Charlotte Hope) and another woman freed Theon and began pleasuring him. But the entire threesome was all a set up for Ramsay to interrupt and cut off Theon's genitals. Ramsay proceeded to taunt Theon, complimenting his endowment and making Theon think the sausage Ramsay was eating was actually his penis.


Renamed Theon Reek: Ramsay's torture of Theon got so unbearable that Theon begged to be killed. Ramsay agreed, in a sense, deciding to kill Theon Greyjoy in name. He ruthlessly beat Theon until the heir to the Iron Islands accepted his new identity, Reek.

Mailed Theon's penis to his family: In order to get the Ironborn out of the North, Ramsay sent Balon (Patrick Malahide) a box containing Theon's penis and threats to send more body parts if he didn't get his way.

Hunted humans: Ramsay and Myranda hunted a poor girl named Tansy with bows and arrows simply because Myranda was jealous of her. Once they had captured Tansy, Ramsay released his hounds on her.

Kept Theon in a kennel: Ramsay released Theon from his restraints and allowed him to work as a servant for him. But Ramsay still forced Reek to stay in the kennel alongside his hounds.

Gave Theon the world's worst bath: As a reward for refusing Yara's rescue, Ramsay gave Reek a really uncomfortable bath. As Ramsay gently washed Theon, he made Theon declare his love for him. Creepy!


Betrayed the Ironborn AGAIN: That's right. As if his first betrayal wasn't enough, Ramsay forced Theon to promise the Ironborn at Moat Cailin safe passage home if they surrendered. But because Ramsay is the worst, he once again ignored the promise and flayed everyone alive.

Flayed people to make them pay their taxes: Ignoring the carrot altogether, Ramsay was all about the stick. When House Cerwyn refused to pay their taxes, he flayed Lord Cerwyn, his wife and eldest son alive until their other son agreed to pay.

Abused Myranda: In a total douche move, Ramsay bragged about Sansa's (Sophie Turner) beauty and his attraction to her to Myranda, whom he had previously promised to marry. When Myranda said she may now marry someone else, Ramsay threatened to kill her and began forcing himself on her.


Made Theon give Sansa away at their wedding: First, Ramsay paraded Theon in front of Sansa and forced him to apologize for allegedly killing her brothers, Bran (Isaac Hempstead-Wright) and Rickon. Then he made matters worse by making Theon give Sansa away at their wedding.

Repeatedly raped Sansa: Once they were married, Ramsay brutally raped Sansa every night. The first time he assaulted her, on their wedding night, Ramsay forced Theon to watch.

Flayed Sansa's maid: The one ally Sansa had in Winterfell, her elderly maid, was flayed by Ramsay for delivering Brienne's (Gwendoline Christie) message to keep a candle in her window. After he was finished killing the woman, Ramsay forced Sansa to look at the corpse.


Fed Myranda to hounds: Although Ramsay appeared to genuinely mourn Myranda's passing, he ordered her body fed to the hounds. It's unknown whether Myranda's father, the kennelmaster, was the one to do the deed.

Killed his father: When Roose's wife Walda Frey gave birth to a son, Ramsay felt as though his position as heir was threatened. Roose did his best to assure Ramsay that his inheritance was secure, but Ramsay took no chances and fatally stabbed his father in the chest.

Fed his step-mother and half-brother to hounds: Proving once again that he's the worst human being alive, Ramsay led Walda and her newborn son into the kennels and locked them inside. After a painfully drawn out talk, Ramsay then launched his hounds on them, having his last remaining family members eaten alive.


Killed Osha: Poor Osha (Natalie Tena). The Wildling had just resurfaced after a two-season hiatus when she attempted to seduce Ramsay in order to kill him. But before Osha could reach the nearby dagger, Ramsay surprised her with a dagger of his own, fatally stabbing Rickon's loyal caretaker.

Wrote the worst letter ever: Once he had Rickon secured, Ramsay sent Jon (Kit Harington) his own version of the book's notorious "pink letter." In the note, Ramsay threatened to force Jon to watch Rickon get eaten by hounds, Sansa get gang-raped and all of his friends get flayed alive unless Jon return Sansa to Winterfell. But Ramsay's plan backfired, since the letter only inspired Jon to join Sansa's quest to take Winterfell back from the Boltons.

Who do you hope kills Ramsay?