or Connect
New Posts  All Forums:

Posts by scurvyfreedman

GRRM has finished two new books. No, neither of them are Winds of Winter.One is a Wildcards book.Another is a compilation he edited including a novella from the Song of Ice and Fire series. And, no, it's not a Dunk and Egg story. It's several generations before Dunk and Egg; the Dance of the Dragons. [[SPOILER]]
[[SPOILER]]
It was a push. With his right hand. His sword hand. His severed hand.
But, he did bring home a child he claimed to be his own, fathered after he was married and put the child in his household equal to his highborn children.
[[SPOILER]]
[[SPOILER]]
[[SPOILER]]
Jaime Lannister sends his regards.Then again, he was saving the lives of three with the attempted murder of Bran. And, I'm not so sure he were persistent. We don't know (at least at this point in the show) who hired the cutthroat. He only pushed Bran from the tower.The things he does for love.
Ned is not one sided. He is also a mixed character.Just using things revealed in AGoT and ACoK, trying to avoid later reveals/theories-Ned brings a bastard into his house immediately upon getting married; refuses to tell Catelyn anything about Jon Snow's origin. While they ruined Cat on the show two episodes ago (among other character destruction), she was miserable the entire time knowing that Ned probably loved someone else and may have secretly wanted to be with that...
You'll find that most of the characters are very complex, Jaime included. He explained quite a bit of it in his discussion with Catelyn last season, although his explanation for his greatest moment (killing the Mad King) and how it got him a horrible reputation as an oath breaker is much better laid out in the book for that same scene. King Aerys II was going to burn the city with wildfyre. Jaime had an oath to the realm, an oath to protect the innocent, an oath to his...
New Posts  All Forums: