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.
    Bannerhouses
    House Corbray (I: 310) House Hunter of Longbow Hall (I: 350. II: 735) House Egen (I: 683) House Belmore of Strongsong (I: 683. IV: 329, 707) House Melcolm (I: 683) House Hersy (I: 683) House Tollett, the Lords of the Grey Glen. They are vassals of the Royces of Runestone. (II: 151. IV: 155,…
  • A compilation of Frequently Asked Questions, with some quite lengthy, essay-like answers to common discussion-topics. Contains spoilers.
    What is A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms?

    A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms is a collection of the first three ‘Dunk & Egg’ novellas, described below. The American edition, published October 6th 2015, is lavishly illustrated by Gary Gianni.

    "The Hedge Knight" is a ‘Dunk & Egg’ novella originally published in Legends, an anthology edited by…

  • 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 Poor Fellows

    An ancient military order accepting members from all ranks of society but led by knights, the Poor Fellows are also known as the Stars due to the seven-pointed star that is their sigil. The red star has its origins in the days of the Andal invasion of Westeros, when zealous warriors carved the…

  • 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: 598 - The False Kings

    "They will not."Melisandre's voice was soft. "I am sorry, Your Grace. This is not an end. More false kings will soon rise to take up the crowns of those who've died." "More?" Stannis looked as though he would gladly have throttled her. "More usurpers? More traitors?" "I have seen it in the…

  • 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.
    Spokesman Review Podcast Interview