The Thorn is an individual who bonds themselves to a Rose through a speci
  • Wilhelm as Claudia's 'Thorn'
  • Wilhelm as Claudia's 'Thorn'
al pact--Blood Contract, and as such it becomes their duty to protect and care for the Rose. Wilhelm is the only identified Thorn within the Crimson-Shell universe, having made his contract with Claudia - The Crimson Rose. Once the Blood Contract has been made, the lives of the Thorn and the Rose become intertwined, offering youth and immortality to the Thorn as long as their Rose lives. However, when a Rose dies their Thorn dies as well.

Known Members Edit

  • Wilhelm
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    Wilhelm as Claudia's Thorn.

Possible MembersEdit

Trivia Edit

  • The concept of the Thorn and the Blood Contract mirrors the aspects of the relationship and ritual between a Contractor and their Chain from the Pandora Hearts universe.
  • It is possible that Gerhardt Balthier forged a Blood Contract with Victoria prior to the infiltration of the Black Roses into Crimson Rose.


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