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  Samuel Vimes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Vimes can be considered similar to the stereotype of a cop on the edge, though he never lets his idea of right become his own personal form of justice.
Vimes gave up alcohol after his marriage to Sybil Ramkin (largely at her behest, though also in concern for his own health), and now smokes foul-smelling cigars instead.
Sam Vimes was born in Cockbill Street, in the Rimwards part of the Shades, the poorest area of Ankh-Morpork.
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 Night Watch (novel) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Vimes attempts to employ the wizards at Unseen University to send him home, but is arrested at arrow-point for breaking curfew by a younger version of himself.
It is stated that the event which caused Vimes and Carcer to be sent into the past was a major temporal shattering, the implication being the cause of Vimes going through time is that he was caught in the explosion at the same instant the glass clock struck and time froze in Thief of Time.
Vimes' son is born, with the help of Doctor 'Mossy' Lawn (who Vimes met while in the past), and Vimes finally arrests Carcer, choosing justice over his strong desire to kill him.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Night_Watch_(novel)   (834 words)

  
 Samuel Vimes - Discworld & Pratchett Wiki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Sam Vimes was born in Cockbill Street, the Shades, Ankh-Morpork, and went to the local school, where he was a flboard monitor.
Vimes has personally designed and installed many traps and deadfalls all around the Ramkin family home and the Watch headquarters at Pseudopolis Yard.
Vimes now takes a bath every day and allows the butler to lay out his clothes, but that is about all.
wiki.lspace.org /index.php/Samuel_Vimes   (1476 words)

  
 The Files: Samuel Vimes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Vimes never got the hang of ambition and worked his ay sideways rather than up, and his promotion to Captian was simply the result of the sheer unthinkability of promoting any other watchman.
Vimes is immensely useful to Vetinari - he does as second nature the things which the Patrician's position will not allow his Lordship to do personally.
Although Vimes hates Lord Vetinari, he has a certain respect for him ('he's honest - honest like a corkscrew') and knows that the city is better off under him than many of the past Patricians, or (Gods forbid) a king.
www.ealasaid.com /fan/vetinari/f-vimes.html   (622 words)

  
 In A Name
Vimes stayed by the grave even as his fellow Watchmen's stomachs won over their loyalty to their dead comrades, and they dropped off, one by one.
Vimes was the one of the two only men left in Small Gods when the sky turned dark.
Vimes turned on him, his eyes full of fury, but Vetinari had chosen to stand in the light, for once.
www.yuletidetreasure.org /archive/1/ina.html   (2728 words)

  
 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Night Watch at Epinions.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Samuel Vimes, head of the City Watch and a Duke of Ankh-Morpork, is preparing for the birth of his child.
Vimes has three things to do: catch a murderer, make sure that the young Sam Vimes gets his instruction, and stop the rebellion before more good people are killed.
When Vimes arrives and sees what Sam is in danger of becoming, memories flood over him, and he becomes determined to ensure that Sam becomes what Vimes is. He also tries desperately to keep him out of danger, because he has to keep history going along the path it did before.
www.epinions.com /content_85920419460   (1327 words)

  
 [No title]
Unfortunately, Vimes had paid little attention to the doings of the hated class, often slipping into a world of his own, losing himself in a more comfortable, unexciting section of his subconscious.
Vimes was now twitching in his seat, his face turning from pale to pink to red and back again.
As Lord Vetinari, he couldn't allow Vimes to be an indifferent paper-pusher, but as Havelock, the quiet man who hid deep beneath the outer shell, the desire to be near that fiery soul was too great, too unforgiving.
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 Aftermath - Chapter 7
Vimes shivered, but he wasn't certain it was from the chill of the air.
Vimes' rueful chuckle was cut short with a soft gasp as the Patrician began loosening the laces of his leather britches.
Vimes, all but paralyzed with an incongruous bout of shyness, clutched the cloth around his middle as he stepped out of the tub and, facing away from the Patrician, made a clumsy effort to dry himself without being fully visible for scrutiny.
discfanfic.tripod.com /vimeslady/aftermath07.htm   (1814 words)

  
 Aftermath - Chapter 6
The look Vimes got from the owner behind the bar was what you would expect from a man who had recently watched Samuel smash one of his tables over a man's head under the guise of breaking up a fight.
Samuel grabbed a fistful of the man's sweat-stained once-white shirt and, with one hand, pulled him over the counter until they were nose to nose.
Vimes dropped his money on the counter, picked up the glass and bottle, and found a table near the back, not too close to either of the ongoing fights.
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 The L-Space Web: Books: Analysis
Samuel Vimes, Captain of the Night Watch, has observed some odd things about the dragon that has been terrorizing Ankh-Morpork—such as the fact that it ought not to be able to fly—and seeks the advice of the local dragon expert, Lady Sybil Ramkin.
In the midst of all this, Captain Vimes is supposed to retire and marry Lady Ramkin.
Vimes does not realize that Vetinari is deliberately provoking him so that he will break the rules to solve these crimes, but he does feel abused and manipulated by the men who run the city.
www.lspace.org /books/analysis/stacie-hanes.html   (4752 words)

  
 Welcome To NobleTrader.com
Vimes leaves to speak to the wizards at Unseen University about returning home, but is arrested for breaking curfew at arrow-point by a younger version of himself.
Vimes barricades a few streets to keep people safe from the rebels and soldiers, but the barricades are pushed forward gradually during the night to encompass the surrounding streets, until Vimes is under control of a quarter of the city of Ankh-Morpork--incidentally, the quarter with unimportant things like slaughterhouses and grain stores.
Vimes' son is born, with the help of Doctor 'Mossy' Lawn (who Vimes met while in the past), and it is revealed that Patrician Vetinari suspected all along that Vimes was 'Keel', but wasn't ever quite sure about it.
www.nobeltrader.com /night-watch.htm   (568 words)

  
 Samuel Vimes: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Sam Vimes was in his late teens when he joined the Watch (about 30 years ago).
Vimes was later involved in preventing a pointless war with Klatch Klatch quick summary:
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www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/s/sa/samuel_vimes.htm   (2570 words)

  
 Samuel Vimes - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Samuel Vimes is a fictional character in Terry Pratchett's Discworld series.
Around the same time a dragon assulted the city (no, not a swamp dragon, a bloody big real dragon) and the watch was instrumental in it's defeat.
Vimes also (to his disgust) recieved a Knighthood.
www.infosearchpoint.com /display/Samuel_Vimes   (299 words)

  
 Night Watch - Terry Pratchett - Review - You Had To Be There
The story is centred on the character of Samuel Vimes, the commander of the Ankh-Morpork City Watch, the Disc’s answer to policing.
Sam Vimes does have his yea rs of experience on his side and a good memory however, but he’s not the only one to have this advantage.
Vimes, as a typical anti-authoritarian and natural leader is the perfect candidate to convey this debate.
www.dooyoo.co.uk /printed-books/night-watch-terry-pratchett/403749   (1267 words)

  
 The Ankh-Morpork City Watch Pages. Roll Call. Commander Samuel Vimes.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Most recently he was despatched to the Uberwald region of the Disc in order to attend the coronation of the new Low King of the Dwarfs.
Married to Lady Sybil Vimes, nee Ramkin, Duchess of Ankh.
Lady Vimes is currently pregnant, and should give birth in due time.
books.detritus.co.uk /pratchett/watch/cast/vimes.shtml   (70 words)

  
 Samuel Vimes: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Sam Vimes also seems to be one of the most remarkable men in the city, Exception Handler: No article summary found.
Vimes was later involved in preventing a pointless war with Klatch (In terry pratchetts fictional universe of discworld, klatch is both a country and a continent....)
Vimes was played by Paul Darrow (Paul darrow (born may 21941) is a british character actor best known for his portrayal of kerr avon in...)
www.absoluteastronomy.com /ref/samuel_vimes   (2953 words)

  
 The Discworld Role Playing Pub Crawl
At the pub, after imparting Vimes' message to the ape, you meet a kindly old lady who tells you she is in trouble, and needs the help of a policeman.
When Vimes, in his function as a vampire, attacks the evil witch, you are rather pleased to be able to visit her in a professional capacity.
Dragon-breeder and hearty upper-class type, recently wed to former-Captain Sir Samuel Vimes, Commander of the Watch, whom it is your intention to wean from his old habits of excessive drinking, staying up all night and wearing his boots in bed.
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 "Some Dread Disease," by Sushi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Vimes gave him a look, took him by the shoulders, and attempted to steer him towards the middle of the room.
Vimes, glaring at him from the better part of a foot down, looked like a fighting cock who'd lost some of the feathers on top of his head.
Vimes leaned forward, coughing into his arm until he was red in the face.
www.societyhappens.com /sushi/disc/disease.html   (5214 words)

  
 mister_vimes - User Info
Below is user information for His Grace Commander Sir Samuel Vimes.
While you would think that his worst enemy would be a criminal, the bottle, or even his paperwork, Vimes would like to assure you that it is the frilly tights he has to wear for diplomatic purposes.
Vimes is your typical grizzled cop type, about average to tall height, with intense eyes.
mister-vimes.livejournal.com /profile   (506 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Sam Vimes has been in the watch all of his life and -being a reformed alcohlic, speciest grafter - is a perfect copper.
At some point in his past he became the commander of the night watch (simply because it was a choice between him and the other two at the time, Nobby and Fred Colon).
Since then, the arrival of Captain Carrot and his jumping on the wagon he has been given more and more responsibility, has actually managed to solve a few crimes, has gotten married to a Lady of good standing (Lady Sybil Ramkin) and has been Knighted (much to his annoyance).
freespace.virgin.net /mike.chappell/disc/chars/vimes.htm   (120 words)

  
 Men at Arms - Terry Pratchett - Review - A Fine Body of Men, Mostly...
Now Sam Vimes, captain of the city guards is about to marry Lady Sybil, the richest woman in Ankh-Morpork.
But mostly, in his new state of self-inflicted sobriety, Samuel Vimes is not happy about the string of strange murders in his city.
Although Vimes was always presented as an honest and upright man, the humiliation of his situation had lead him to depression and alcohol.
www.dooyoo.co.uk /printed-books/men-at-arms-terry-pratchett/401608   (1276 words)

  
 Captain Samuel Vimes - Related Articles @ Funny.co.uk
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 Books: The Fifth Elephant   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Commander Vimes is being sent to Uberwald to attend the coronation over the Low King, except that as with anything that involves Samuel Vimes, intrigue and chaos ensue.
It seems to me that the character of Commander Samuel Vimes is getting more and more serious.
Not that this is a bad thing, but it seems like Terry Pratchett is more and more using Sam Vimes to address the more difficult issues--although he's still on the wagon, there's discussion of alcoholism.
www.klishis.com /Books/library/000768.html   (320 words)

  
 [ELFWOOD] SF&F Art / Monica 'Starling' Izcovich / 'Discworld: Samuel Vimes (and Errol)'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
So, in short, hereĀ“s my interpretation of Vimes; those who complain about him being too attractive will be severely punished - should I send you to some dark and creepy dungeon under the PatricianĀ“s Palace or unleash the fury of Lady Ramkin and a thousand angry Vimes fangirls on you?
we must love nobby too, but vimes is the man! only other characters in discworld to rival him is granny weatherwax and nanny ogg.
Vimes is smokeing, the Swamp Dragon is smoking.
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 The Watch House
Captain Carrot is in charge, but Sir Samuel Vimes is still in the Watch himself in a position of high rank, even though he is the duke of Ankh.
Mr Vimes is busy rite now, and Captain Carrot is away in forn parts, so I'm here to swear you in and train you.
Vimes walks in dragging the unconscious body of a (not particularly interesting) assasin, then sees the strange bunch of new recruits...
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 [ELFWOOD] SF&F Art / Leia Anne Getty / 'Samuel Vimes'
I love Vimes, he's such a great character, and even if that hand is a little *odd* you've got a great expression of world-weariness on him.
My favorite character, and although there are technical problems with this pic, as that something I'm not allowed to say on Elfwood Argoth so kindly noted, you really captured his spirit very well.
I think this is a great interpretation of Vimes, i didn't need to look at the title of the pic to realise who it was.
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 Books: Where's My Cow?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
And if that doesn't convince you, it's a book about Samuel Vimes reading a book to his one-year old son, Young Sam.
That's exactly what I would expect from Samuel Vimes.
What's great about it is all the little details you'll notice as you read the book, like the cover of the book Samuel Vimes reads to Young Sam.
www.klishis.com /Books/library/001164.html   (243 words)

  
 wotmania: feed your wheel of time addiction
What region is Vimes the temporary ambassador for?
What were "Old Stoneface" Vimes' (the current Vimes' ancestor) troops known as?
The text and design of these pages is copyrighted by Mike Mackert.
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