Questions & Answers
A compilation of Frequently Asked Questions, with some quite lengthy, essay-like answers to common discussion-topics. Contains spoilers.
Are there any nods to other works in the series?
There are many, many references to other works, authors, and media in the course of the series; there are even sports references. There are too many to readily list, but below are a handful of examples:
House Jordayne of the Tor
refers to the late fantasy author Robert Jordan, whose Wheel of 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.
ConQuest (Kansas City, MO; May 27-29)
Pub Dates not yet fixed and don't believe anything you read about pub dates except from George's site or by Ran or my postings here. Right now, the publishers are looking at possible release in mid-fall.
Everything else is just conjecture and speculation.
Bantam and HarperCollins UK are in the...
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 Reach is the flowerbed of the Seven Kingdoms. There are fields of golden roses all about Highgarden (I: 34)
The men of the Reach have many crude japes concerning the Dornishmen (III: 429)
It is traditional in the Reach to give presents to bridge and groom individually on the morning of their...
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.
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
The only member of the house to appear or be mentioned are Ser Halmon Paege, who seems to be the head of the house, Saelli and Sylwa of House Paege who are brides to sons of Lord Walder Frey, Ser Robert Paege who is one of Edmure Tully’s friends, and a Ser Damon Paege.
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.
TMK: 682-683 - A White Sword
"Alyn was seeking for me, and I did not care to be found. He grows tiresome when he drinks, does Alyn. I saw you slip away from that bedchamber of horrors, and slipped out after you. I've had too much wine, I grant you, but not enough to face a naked Butterwell." He gave Dunk an enigmatic smile. "I...