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.
    The Children of the Forest
    The children first worshiped the nameless gods which the First Men later adopted (I: 19) The children are said to have carved the faces in the weirwoods during the dawn centuries before the coming of the First Men across the narrow sea (I: 19) The children have not been seen in thousands of years…
  • A compilation of Frequently Asked Questions, with some quite lengthy, essay-like answers to common discussion-topics. Contains spoilers.
    Who is Septa Lemore?

    Septa Lemore is a member of Griff’s company, brought from Westeros to teach Young Griff the doctrines of the Faith. However, Tyrion Lannister wonders about just who she is, as she’s an unorthodox septa, swimming nude and showing the stretch marks of someone who has carried a child. This has…

  • 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 Glover

    Deepwood Motte is a wooden motte-and-bailey castle situated northwest of Winterfell in the very northern edge of the wolfswood near tidal flats of the Bay of Ice. Galbart Glover rules the house, but being unwed and without children, his brother Robett stands as his heir. Robett’s wife is Lady…

  • 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: 683 - Dragon from an Egg

    "I dreamed it. This pale white castle, you, a dragon bursting from an egg, I dreamed it all, just as I once dreamed of my brothers lying dead. They were twelve and I was only seven, so they laughed at me, and died. I am two-and-twenty now, and I trust my dreams."

    From the end of the story, it…

  • 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.
    Sam Thielman Interview

    http://samthielman.blogspot.com/2011/07/q-with-george-r-r-martin.html