The Citadel: The 'A Song of Ice and Fire' Archive

Questions & Answers

  • 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.

  • 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.
    USA Today Interview

Setting & Story

  • 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 Clans
    Even the Lord of the Eyrie rides past his Bloody Gate only in strength, for fear of marauding clansmen (I: 240) Raiders from the clans might spare a woman they've captured from death if she's still young enough to bear children (I: 278) The clans include the Milk Snakes, the Moon Brothers, the...
  • 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.
    Stark (White)
  • 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 Crakehall

    Crakehall sits beside the sea, just west of the searoad. Their motto is, “None so Fierce.” Many members of the house have been mentioned, from Lord Sumner (dead before the books began) to the current Lord Crakehall to Ser Lyle, a famous knight known as Strongboar.

  • 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: 504-508 - Jaime’s Dream

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

    While sleeping with his head resting on a weirwood stump, Jaime dreams that he is at home, in the Rock, and that he has both his hands. Then he sees that he is surrounded by a dozen tall figures in robes that hide their faces and with spears in...