Tag Archives: Game of Thrones

A Game of Thrones Fan-Theory: The Targaryen Lannisters

I remember once hearing a fan-theory about Tyrion Lannister, guessing that he may not be Tywin’s son at all but, rather, the son of Mad King Aerys Targaryen. I dismissed that one immediately, didn’t think it was remotely credible. But, … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #190: You Are What You Are

“Never forget what you are. The rest of the world will not. Wear it like armor, and it can never be used to hurt you.” – Tyrion Lannister, Game of Thrones Season 1, Episode 1, “” Several seasons in, and … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #186: Proverbs of Ice and Fire

I have finally done it. I have read the entire series, to date, of George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire. I officially join the throng which waits in demanding anticipation for the next novel in the series, … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #180: Is Belief Blind?

“We all deceive ourselves, when we want to believe… False light can only lead us deeper into darkness.” – Aemon Targaryen, A Feast for Crows A Song of Ice and Fire, by George R.R. Martin This quote is technically two … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #176: Becoming Brave

“Sometimes I think everyone is just pretending to be brave, and none of us really are. Maybe pretending is how you get brave.” – Grenn, A Storm of Swords By George R.R. Martin When Grenn, a secondary character in Martin’s … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #146: Concerning Coercion

“I’m sure cutting off heads is very satisfying, but it’s not the way you get people to work together.” – Sansa Stark, Game of Thrones Season 7, Episode 5, “Blood of the Dragon” The meaning of the quote is fairly … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #96: We Get What We Give

“A ruler who kills those devoted to her is not a ruler who inspires devotion.” – Tyrion Lannister, Game of Thrones Season 5, Episode 8, “Hardhome” No great, freaking duh! 😛 I love how Tyrion is able to put obvious … Continue reading

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A Game of Thrones Fan-Theory: King Robert Was Right… For Once

Anyone who is familiar with George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire or its televised counterpart Game of Thrones will recognize the name, “King Robert Baratheon, the First of His Name.” Pretty much everyone will agree that the … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #37: Giants Still Walk

“They hunt me with dogs in the daylight, They hunt me with torches by night. For these men who are small can never stand tall, Whilst giants still walk in the light.” – Excerpt of “The Last of the Giants … Continue reading

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A Game of Thrones Fan-Theory: The Azor Ahai Assemblage

I can’t believe I’m doing this. I never thought I would, but I am posting a fan-theory about George R.R. Martin’s most famous fantasy series, A Song of Ice and Fire. Specifically, I’m offering a theory about his fantasy world’s … Continue reading

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