Lord Eddard Stark is reputed amongst the most honest and noble men in Westeros. Eddard is married to Lady Catelyn of House Tully. Though they barely knew one another when they wed they have formed a strong and loving marriage.
Eddard is a trusted, close friend and counselor of King Robert Baratheon and fought alongside him during Robert's Rebellion. After the war, he took his late brother & father's roles and responsibilities at Winterfell and became the head of House Stark and Warden of the North. After the sudden death of Lord Jon Arryn, Robert asks him to take the office of Hand of the King making him dutybound to leave his wife, children, and home of Winterfell, for the political halls of King's Landing.
- The Hand's Investigation
- The King's Justice
- The Lion's Roar
- Prisoner of the Crown