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.
    Geography beyond the Wall
    The forest north of the Wall is never allowed closer than half a mile, and is supposed to be haunted (I: 179) Over the decades, the places which the abandoned citadels once manned have had the forest creeping in nearer to the Wall (I: 179) Icy mountains rise west and north of the Shadow Tower (I:…
  • 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 Wynch

    Iron Holt is on Pyke, on the other side of the island from the Greyjoy castle. The only member of the house to appear is a Ser Aladale Wynch, a ranger of the Night’s Watch.

  • 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.
    II: 559-561 - Wolf Dreams

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

    Jon dreams of the direwolves, and realizes that one of the female wolves is dead. Then he hears a voice behind him, a silent shout or whisper, and he looks around, searching for a lean grey shape. He sees a sapling weirwood rapidly growing from…

  • 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.
    Concerning Dorne

    1. Well, okay. Before the unification of Dorne with the rest of the Seven Kingdoms, what did they do for a High Septon? Was there an Antipope-type of rival supported by the Martells? An Archsepton of Sunspear? Or did Dorne accept the High Septon, despite being based in King's Landing and beholden…