The Citadel

The Archive of 'A Song of Ice and Fire' Lore

  • 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.
    Other Peoples
    The east has many strange foods; tree eggs, locust pies, and green noodles among them (I: 490) The Jogos Nhai live in an area where there are great grey elephants and striped black-and-white horses (zebras) (I: 490) Dark solemn Asshai'i (I: 490) Tall pale Qartheen (I: 490) Bright-eyed men of Yi Ti…
  • A compilation of Frequently Asked Questions, with some quite lengthy, essay-like answers to common discussion-topics. Contains spoilers.
    What else has he written?

    You can check his bibliography at his official website. We also maintain a fairly comprehensive list of his titles in the Books section.

  • 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 Wylde

    Rain House is probably located in the Rainwood. The only member of the house to appear or be mentioned are Tyana Wylde a wife of Lord Frey’s son Aenys who died in childbed, Ser Gawen Wylde who as master-at-arms at Storm’s End during Robert’s Rebellion had attempted to escape the castle and was…

  • 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.
    THK: 512 - The Dead Dragon

    "Did I? Well, it's so. My dreams are not like yours, Ser Duncan. Mine are true. They frighten me. You frighten me. I dreamed of you and a dead dragon, you see. A great beast, huge, with wings so large they could cover this meadow. It had fallen on top of you, but you were alive and the dragon was…

  • 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.
    Milk Brothers, Dragons, and Foreshadowing

    I wanted to let you know that I have thoroughly enjoyed reading A Song of Ice and Fire. What's more, every friend to whom I have recommended the books, from engineers to athletes to writers, has felt the same way. I am amazed at how such an intricately-constructed story can be so…