Blood of Dragons

The 'A Song of Ice and Fire' MUSH


The Hand Holds Court
IC Date: Day 26 of Month 2, 158 AC.
RL Date: November 25, 2006.

Prince Viserys Targaryen, the Hand of the King, had let it be known that he would hold an open court session on this day. In the days prior, petitioners could be seen coming and going from the Tower of the Hand to have the prince decide whether they would be called upon. When the day came for the court to be in session, anticipation was high that the prince would reveal news from Dorne and perhaps even some of the king’s decisions as to what lords and knights would receive rewards. They would not be disappointed. Many lords and ladies were in attendance, among them Carmella Dondarrion, Jonn…

Storm of Insults
IC Date: Day 22 of Month 2, 158 AC.
RL Date: November 22, 2006.

Almost two weeks have gone by since the arrival of hostages and heroes from the Conquest of Dorne, since then anger has seethed in curt word and wrathful glances amongst those who compete for the love of the commons and the Iron Throne. The King’s Peace was shattered, however, when Ser Sarmion Baratheon appeared in the training yard with naked blade in his hand, his ire keen on the full plate mail clad Ser Doran Dondarrion.

Harsh words were tossed at the Blackbolt of Blackhaven by the Stormbreaker, calling him both liar and murderer for his deeds on the Boneway. These insults were met with…

IC Date: Day 12 of Month 2, 158 AC
RL Date: November 11, 2006.

Three weeks at sea, and at last the sails of Lord Arryn’s fleet were sighted from the high walls of King’s Landing in the afternoon. News spread through the city, which had anticipated this day since the news of King Daeron’s victory came from Sunspear. By the time the ships were still an hour away, the stretch from the red walls to the docks was a veritable sea of people. Nearly all the City Watch, personally led by Ser Richard Harte, marched to the River Gate to make sure all was calm as the Hand, Prince Viserys, rode down from the Red Keep with his daughter Naerys and the king’s siblings.…