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Chidder is a student training at the Assassins' Guild school. His family is in 'Commerce' a euphemism for being smugglers and members of organized crime. He is a contemporary and best friend of Pteppic, later King Pteppicymon XXVIII. Upon completing his training as an assassin, he joins the family business and helps Pteppic get back to his kingdom of Djelibeybi. He also assists Ptraci, Pteppic's half sister escape to Ankh Morpork and later get back to Djelibeybi to assume the throne by rolling her in a carpet so that she can gain an audience with King Pteppic. His only appearance is the novel Pyramids.

Chidder is based on one of the characters at Rugby School in the 1857 novel Tom Brown's Schooldays by Thomas Hughes which introduced the character of Flashman later popularized in a series of novels by George MacDonald Fraser. Teppic parallels Tom, Chidder is Harry "Scud" East, Arthur is George Arthur and Cheesewright is sort of Flashman,

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