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.
    Trade and Resources
    Dornish summerwine and red wines are well known (I: 492. II: 91) Lemons, olives, and pomegranates come chiefly from Dorne (III: 149) Dornish yew is used to make longbows (III: 616) Dornish plums (III: 743) Strong Dornish wine (III: 747) There are numerous bazaars in the shadow city (IV: 40) Lime…
  • A compilation of Frequently Asked Questions, with some quite lengthy, essay-like answers to common discussion-topics. Contains spoilers.
    What is the A Game of Thrones comic book?

    This is a comic book series adapting the A Song of Ice and Fire series, co-published by Bantam and Dynamite Entertainment. Adapted by writer Daniel Abraham and artist Tommy F. Patterson, the first twenty four issues are devoted to adapting A Game of Thrones, the first novel in the series. The first…

  • 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 Vance

    Lord Norbert Vance, an old blind man, rules the house. He has a number of sons, including his heir Ser Ronald the Bad, Ser Hugo, Ser Ellery, and Kirth.

  • 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.
    V: 447 - A Kraken

    "Have you seen these others in your fires?" he asked, warily. "Only their shadows," Moqorro said. "One most of all. A tall and twisted thing with one black eye and ten long arms, sailing on a sea of blood."

    It's clear that this is a kraken, referring to House Greyjoy. The single eye, however, is…

  • 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.
    Albuquerque Journal Event