Dandelo had a stable behind his house, in which he kept a horse named Lippy. Lippy whinnied when she saw Roland, Susannah and Oy approach. She was very old, ragged, and had holes in her coat. When Dandelo is slain by the gunslingers, Lippy flees her stable, but returns to seek shelter from a winter storm—only to be shot down by Roland. After the gunslingers have moved on, Mordred Deschain, starving after weathering the storm out in the wilderness, fed on Lippy’s corpse, which poisoned him and eventually led to his downfall.

His name is inspired by the Robert Browning poem, Fra Lippo Lippi.

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