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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.
    The Tullys
    The Tullys have river galleys with as many as eighteen oars at their command (III: 23) The Tullys are not known for surrending easily (III: 32) The Tullys send their dead into the river that gave them their strength. Lords are laid in slender wooden boats, clad in shining silver plate and mail...
  • 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.
    Jaime Lannister
  • 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 Kenning

    Kayce, a town, is located on the coast of the peninsula that extends west of Casterly Rock. No member of the house has appeared yet.

  • 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,...