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.
    Tyroshi men wear brightly dyed forked beards (I: 30, 140) The ruler of Tyrosh is called the Archon (I: 30) The Tyroshi keep slaves (I: 30) There is a particular Tyroshi accent, that can be heard in Tyroshi who speak the Common Tongue of Westeros (I: 139) The Tyroshi are infamous for their avarice…
  • A compilation of Frequently Asked Questions, with some quite lengthy, essay-like answers to common discussion-topics. Contains spoilers.
    What is the name of the next book and when is it due?

    The Winds of Winter is as yet unscheduled, as it has not been completed at this time.

  • 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 Wells

    The only member of the house to appear is Willam Wells, one of Lord Yronwood’s knights, and possibly Ser Theodan Wells (who may be a northerner and not a Dornishman).

  • 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.
    III: 249 - The Shadow, the Crow, the Fish

    "The old gods stir and will not let me sleep," she heard the woman say. "I dreamt I saw a shadow with a burning heart butchering a golden stag, aye."

    This is a vision of the death of Renly (the golden stag) at the hands of the Melisandre's shadow-creature.

    "I dreamt of a man without a face,…

  • 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.
    Norescon (Boston, MA; September 2-6)

    He also said that for A Feast for Crows he had about 1000 pages ready to go. He also said that there was maybe a few hundred that were written but not yet ready and that he was still looking for a way to end the book.