The Nuban is a character that appears in Prince of Thorns. He was a former prisoner of Jorg Ancrath's father, however when Jorg came to visit the prison the day before the big executions were to take place he took interest in The Nuban. The Nuban, was on the torture table and Jorg released him. This lead to the freeing of many future "brothers", and Jorg's escape from his father's lands.

The Nuban's preferred weapon is a crossbow made by his people.