He wants you to smile and smell sweet and be his lady love. He wants to hear you recite all your pretty little words the way the septa taught you. He wants you to love him... and fear him.
She remembered the godswood, drooping branches heavy with moisture, and the sound of her brother's laughter as he chased her through piles of damp leaves.
A bruise is a lesson...and each lesson makes us better.
If I wanted to honor you, I´d let you retire. I am planing to make you run the kingdom and fight the wars while I eat and drink
There are things to be learned even from the dead.
And I have a tender spot in my heart for cripples and bastards and broken things.
My mind is my weapon. My brother has his sword, King Robert has his warhammer, and I have my mind and a mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge.
You do not steal from the dragon, oh, no. The dragon remembers.
Her lord father had taught her never to steal, but it was growing harder to remember why.
She should be on a hill somewhere, under a fruit tree, with the sun and clouds above her and the rain to wash her clean.
A cold wind was blowing from the north, and it made the trees rustle like living things.
In this world, only winter is certain
There is no creature on earth half so terrifying as a truly just man.
And pray that he is the man I think he is, he finished silently, and not the man I fear he has become.
Ned was clad in a white linen doublet with the direwolf of Stark on the breast; his black wool cloak was fastened at the collar by his silver hand of office. Black and white and grey, all the shades of truth.
You must put these dreams aside, they will only break your heart.
His cloak was his crowning glory; sable, thick and black and soft as sin.
So be it. I'll wear my iron and hold my tongue. A man who won't listen can't hear.
A Lannister always pays his debts.
Inside the room, a man and a woman were wrestling. They were both naked.
They're both bungholes who think they're too noble to shit,
Armor yourself in it, and it will never be used against you
Never ask me about Jon; he is my blood and that is all you need to know! Ned was different. He brought his bastard home, and called him son.
You ought to see it when it blooms, all dark red flowers from horizon to horizon, like a see of blood. Come the dry season, and the world turns the color of old bronze. And this is only hranna, child. There are hundred kinds of grass out there, grasses as yellow as lemon and as dark as indigo, blue grasses and orange grasses and grasses as rainbows.
I am surrounded by flatterers and fools. It can drive a man to madness,.. . Half of them don't dare tell me the truth, and the other half can't find it.
Some old wounds never truly heal, and bleed again at the slightest word.
A long summer always meant a long winter to come.
It seemed cruel for a day to dawn so fair and end so foul as this one promised to.
This is the bravo's dance, the water dance, swift and sudden. All men are made of water, do you know this? When you pierce them, the water leaks out and they die.
Death is so terribly final, while life is full of possibilities.
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