The Citadel

The Archive of 'A Song of Ice and Fire' Lore

  • 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.
    Rough-coated, small garrons are used by the Night's Watch (I: 2, etc.) Knights use heavy destriers (I: 2, etc.) Sables (I: 2) Bears (I: 30) Sparrows (I: 68) There are wild aurochs in the lands north of the Trident (I: 102, 116) Lizard-lions (alligators or crocodiles) live in the deep swamps and…
  • A compilation of Frequently Asked Questions, with some quite lengthy, essay-like answers to common discussion-topics. Contains spoilers.
    What else has he written?

    You can check his bibliography at his official website. We also maintain a fairly comprehensive list of his titles in the Books section.

  • 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 Lorch

    The only member of the house to appear is Ser Amory Lorch.

  • 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.
    NIFFF Masterclass