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Longhead was a sworn brother of the Black Company who was mentioned in the Annals during their early employment in the Lady's Empire. Before that, on account of blanket statements made by Croaker the Annalist, it is also known that Longhead had been with the Company in Beryl, and that he made the trip across the Sea of Torments aboard Soulcatcher's giant galley, The Dark Wings, to Opal.

The Black Company[]

Longhead appeared in the Annals during the Company's first visit to Forsberg province. He was part of an advance team alongside Doughbelly and Jolly and were the first to arrive outside a village that had been razed by the Limper's army. The three observed that about two dozen of the Limper's drunken men remained in the village, but Longhead decided not to make themselves known to these men. Doughbelly rode back to the main force, and notified the Lieutenant about the Limper's men. The Lieutenant ordered the sergeant Elmo to investigate, who chose Otto, Silent, Peewee, Whitey, Billygoat, Raven, Croaker, and three others to accompany him. Doughbelly brought the group to Longhead and Jolly, and they entered the village, which was strewn with corpses of all ages. Longhead was present when Raven rescued Darling and Flick from the Limper's men by shooting two of them. The group departed after the Captain de-escalated the confrontation with the Limper's officer Lane.

Longhead's fate after these events was not recorded. However, as he was not among the 10 Black Company survivors of the Battle of the Barrowland many years later, he is presumed to be deceased by the end of The White Rose.

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