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Pockets was a relatively young member of the Black Company appearing in Shadows Linger. After joining he became a trainee physician under the guidance of Croaker.

Shadows Linger[]

Pockets joined at an unspecified point after the Battle of Charm and was 23 years of age during the events of Shadows Linger. Under orders from the Captain, Pockets established a field hospital in the downtrodden Buskin neighborhood of Juniper, to win friends among the populace in exchange for free medical care.

Croaker did not mention Pockets in the Annals after the Battle of Juniper, during which hundreds of Company brothers perished. (If he beat the odds and somehow survived that disaster, he would probably have been among the approximately seventy brothers who escaped Juniper under Elmo's command and rendezvoused with the other survivors in Chimney.) A statement made toward the end of The White Rose – that One-Eye "is the only one beside me with medical training" – suggests that Pockets was already deceased. He was not among the 10 Black Company survivors of the Battle of the Barrowland so is presumed to be deceased by that time.

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