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A Mother in Conflict: Catelyn Stark

My son may be a king, but I am no queen … only a mother who would keep her children safe, however she could. 5,481 more words


Awesome Cosplay of the Day: 1/23/15

Queen Cersei may not be the most popular queen of them all, but there’s no denying she’s regal. While she is a lately drunken, bitter, and aging shrew, she didn’t become that way out of nothing. 186 more words


Book Review: The Ice Dragon - George R. R. Martin

Author: George R. R. Martin
Illustrator: Luis Royo
Release Date: December 1st 2014
Publisher: Harper Collins

What a lovely captivating story set in a world we all know and love! 364 more words

Book Review

Malazan book of the fallen

Not what I expected at all. GRRM, compared to Steven Erikson, writes cheap pulp fiction. It doesn’t mean GRRM’s books aren’t great. But Erikson has gone beyond cheap political deaths in his books and brought in an entirely believable fantasy world with the same political intrigues but from the point of view of the world(s) at large rather than focussing sorely on the people. 17 more words


A Game of Thrones: You Win or You Die

As I continue along my journey of reading the books on the 50 Books You Should Read Before You Die list (currently:  Dante’s Divine Comedy) I find myself coming back time and again to George R. 554 more words


History Is Written by the Literate: “The World of Ice & Fire” Review

Like many people today, I’m a big fan of George R.R. Martin’s “A Song of Ice & Fire” series.  The books are both a delight and a terror as Martin builds a tremendously brutal, violent and uncaring landscape upon which he populates his characters.  1,004 more words

Game Of Thrones


I walked into an empty room
And came across a chair.

I felt her past’s presence and knew
That she’d been there.

The cushion dented, the cloth warm, 6 more words