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

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  • 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.
    Food, Drink, and Eating
    Summerwine is red, with a sweet and fruity flavor (I: 12, 41) Roasted meats (I: 41) Fresh bread (I: 41) Pewter cups and mugs (I: 41) Honeyed chicken (I: 43) Roasted onions, dripped in gravy (I: 44) Trenchers (I: 44) Spiced wine (I: 46) Beer (I: 74, etc.) Honeyed duck (I: 82) Sausage (I: 84)...
  • 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.
    Khal Drogo
  • 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 Torrent

    The Torrents are vassals to Lord Sunderland. The only member of the house to be mentioned is Lord Alesandor Torrent.

  • 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: 414 - The Others

    This is a summary, rather than a quote from the book.

    Stannis says that Melisandre has shown him what will be happening in the flames. From a high hill in a forest he saw men in black behind a ring of torches, and shapes moving through the snow outside of it.

    What Stannis has seen clearly appears...