"Many of their sons had clamored for the honor of riding with the Young Wolf, as they had taken to calling him. Torrhen Karstark and his brother Eddard were among his thirty, and Patrek Mallister, Smalljon Umber, Daryn Hornwood, Theon Greyjoy, no less than five of Walder Frey’s vast brood, along with older men like Ser Wendel Manderly and Robin Flint. One of his companions was even a woman: Dacey Mormont, Lady Maege’s eldest daughter and heir to Bear Island."
x They ended up with a mix of an eagle and a bat. The eagle is used more for soaring, gliding motions and more of a bat-kind of motion when they were taking off. There also had to be tempertive of course, with the fact that the dragons are not yet fully grown so they needed to have a young, kind of energetic and slightly awkward appearance.