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.
    The Botleys of Lordsport
    Lordsport is on Pyke (II: 126) Above the village of Lordsport is the stronghold of House Botley. Originally the stronghold had been of timber and wattle, but Robert Baratheon had razed it to the ground. Lord Sawane rebuilt in stone, making a small square keep crowning the hill overlooking the…
  • A compilation of Frequently Asked Questions, with some quite lengthy, essay-like answers to common discussion-topics. Contains spoilers.
    Is Ned dead?

    Yes (SSR).

  • 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 Buckler

    Bronzegate sits on the kingsroad somewhat northwest of Storm’s End. The only member of the house to be mentioned is Lord Buckler. A Cedrik Storm, Bastard of Bronzegate, was defeated by Barristan Selmy, but the context is unclear.

  • 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: 491-492 - The Dead Kings

    "The king is dead, is that sour enough for you?" Arya's heart caught in her throat. "Which bloody king is dead, crone?" Lem demanded. "The wet one. The kraken king, m'lords.I dreamt him dead and he died, and the iron squids now turn on one another. Oh, and Lord Hoster Tully's died too, but you…

  • 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.
    To Be Continued (Chicago, IL; May 6-8)

    Pronouciations: Tyrosh = tie-ROSH Lys = lEEse Tysha = TISH-a

    The first parts of the book are already being put through the editing process, so this will help facilitate the rush to publish the book.

    The publishers are shooting for a fall release date, and want to do a book tour in Septmber or…