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.
    Ancestors and History
    King Loren of the Rock opposed the Targaryen conquest with King Mern of the Reach. He was able to escape the Field of Fire and pledge his fealty. He begot a son, who continued his line of the Lannisters (I: 103) Tywin Lannister was the Hand of the King for twenty years. Aerys came to the throne…
  • A compilation of Frequently Asked Questions, with some quite lengthy, essay-like answers to common discussion-topics. Contains spoilers.
    Who tried to kill Bran?

    Evidence revealed in A Storm of Swords points squarely at Joffrey as the instigator. At the queen’s breakfast he revealed, "... I am no stranger to Valyrian steel." (III: 663) Tyrion, suspicious of that statement, suggests that he will give a Valyrian steel dagger with a dragonbone hilt as a gift…

  • 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 Bolton

    The Boltons were among the last lords to submit to the kings of the Stark line. Before that time they fought with implacable ferocity against the Kings of Winter as recently as the time not long after Bael the Bard’s death at the Frozen Ford, when a Bolton lord was said to have slain a Stark and…

  • 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.
    I: 628-630 - The Red Door

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

    Dany sees the red door of her favorite home in Braavos, and then she is making love to Drogo beneath a daylight sky full of stars before great wings sweep overheard. The stars disappear and the world is enveloped in flame. Next she sees Ser…

  • 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.
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