A man of the Night's Watch lives his life for the realm. Not for a king, nor a lord, nor the honor of this house or that house, neither for gold nor glory nor a woman's love, but for the realm, and all the people in it. A man of the Night's Watch takes no wife and fathers no sons. Our wife is duty. Our mistress is honor. And you are the only sons we shall ever know.
Give me honorable enemies rather than ambitious ones, and I'll sleep more easily by night.
Soon comes the cold, and the night that never ends.
The truth is all around you, plain to behold. The night is dark and full of terrors, the day bright and beautiful and full of hope. One is black, the other white. There is ice and there is fire. Hate and love. Bitter and sweet. Male and female. Pain and pleasure. Winter and summer. Evil and good. Death and life. Everywhere, opposites.
His eyes were open wounds beneath his heavy brows, a blue as dark as the sea by night.
One night, in his cups, he drank a jar of wildfire, after telling his friends it would transform him into a dragon, but the gods were kind and it transformed him into a corpse.
The wind cut like a knife up here, and shrilled in the night like a mother mourning her slain children.
When I sleep I turn into a wolf. Bran turned his face away and looked back out into the night. Do wolves dreams?
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