The Citadel: The 'A Song of Ice and Fire' Archive

Questions & Answers

  • A compilation of Frequently Asked Questions, with some quite lengthy, essay-like answers to common discussion-topics. Contains spoilers.
    How does Mr. Martin feel about A Song of Ice and Fire MUDs or MUSHes?

    Mr. Martin does not approve of people starting A Song of Ice and Fire MUDs or MUSHes without first obtaining permission from him to do so. Currently only one such game is approved: Blood of Dragons MUSH. Excerpts from relevant e-mails regarding the approval can be found at the Blood of Dragons MUSH...

  • A comphrehensive collection of fan correspondance with George R.R. Martin. Also included are interviews and chats as well as reports from conventions, signings, etc. May contain spoilers even for as of yet unreleased books.
    The Future of Dunk and Egg

    "The Hedge Knight" is in my collection DREAMSONGS as well as the original Silverberg anthology LEGENDS.

    "The Sworn Sword" is only in LEGENDS II.

    Eventually I will collect the Dunk & Egg stories together and make a book (or two or three) out of them... but first I'll need to write and publish a...

Setting & Story

  • In-depth articles on a variety of topics.
  • An exhaustive compilation of thematic notes, arranged in a hierarchical structure. Contains direct spoilers for pre-book history and indirect spoilers through the facts noted down for events in the books.
    Pyke
    There is no safe anchorage on Pyke (II: 121) The shore of Pyke is full of jagged outcroppings of rock and cliffs, and the castle seems a part of the rest with its towers, walls, and bridges quarried of the same grey-black stone, wetted by the same waves, covered with the same patches of dark green...
  • A gallery of A Song of Ice and Fire fan art, scans of the various maps from the books, speculative maps made by fans and scans of the heraldic images from the appendices. Contains spoilers as some of the fan art depicts specific scenes.
    Pyke
  • Graphical representations of almost all known banners as well as info files for houses and individuals. Contains minor spoilers in the actual listings of Houses, while major spoilers are placed in specially marked files except when it concerns banners belonging to individuals: these files may contain major spoilers right off
    House Cargyll

    The house was in existence as recently as the year 209, the last of Daeron II’s reign, but died out in intervening years under unknown circumstances.

  • A compilation of prophecies, visions and dreams which appear to reveal something about the future. Contains spoilers, as we note when we believe a prophecy has been fulfilled.
    I: 083 - You Woke the Dragon

    There are no more dragons, Dany thought, staring at her brother, though she did not dare say it aloud. Yet that night she dreamt of one. Viserys was hitting her, hurting her. She was naked, clumsy with fear. She ran from him, but her body seemed thick and ungainly. He struck her again. She stumbled...