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.
    Summer's heat can be stifling in the lower six parts of the kingdom (I: 34) Peasants have been known to sell misshapen offspring into slavery, or leave them to die (I: 103) Small communities have holdfasts of wood or stone to defend them (I: 99) The oversight of the daily needs of castles is…
  • A compilation of Frequently Asked Questions, with some quite lengthy, essay-like answers to common discussion-topics. Contains spoilers.
    What is the bastard name for each region?

    Waters for King’s Landing and Dragonstone, Snow for the North, Pyke for the Iron Islands, Rivers for the Riverlands, Stone for the Vale, Hill for the Westerlands, Flowers for the Reach, Storm for the Stormlands and Sand for Dorne. Some believe that the bastard name for Targaryen bastards is…

  • 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 Rykker

    House Rykker were made Lords of Duskendale after the Defiance of Duskendale and the destruction of House Darklyn. The only member of the house to appear has been Ser Jaremy Rykker, a senior ranger of the Night’s Watch who was made to join it by Lord Tywin Lannister after the Sack of King’s Landing…

  • 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.
    II: 322 - The Day I Die

    "There's no need. Today is not the day I die."

    Jojen appears to know when he will die, although not necessarily the circumstances in which he will die.

  • 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.
    HitFix Red Carpet Interview