A Great Master is a citizen of Meereen and the head of one of the ancient noble families of the city.
He is the head of one of the ancient slaving families of Meereen.
After Ser Barristan Selmy is murdered by the Sons of the Harpy, Daenerys has the heads of the great families of Meereen arrested. She forces them into the catacombs, where Viserion and Rhaegal are kept, and then has the two dragons kill and devour one of the prisoners while the others watch in horror.
|Season Five appearances|
|The Wars To Come||The House of Black and White||High Sparrow||Sons of the Harpy||Kill the Boy|
|Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken||The Gift||Hardhome||The Dance of Dragons||Mother’s Mercy|
In the books
In the A Song of Ice and Fire novels, Daenerys never has the heads of the ancient slaving families of Meereen arrested after the attacks of the Sons of the Harpy. Instead she has each of these families deliver a child as hostage.